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1. Organisms (plants and animals) that are well adapted to or which are adapted to live in a dry climate.
2. A reference to a plant that is able to grow in very dry conditions because it has adapted to restricting water loss by shedding leaves at the beginning of the dry season or by growing waxy leaves or dense hairs.
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