ombrophilous etymology

English word ombrophilous comes from English -philous, English ombro- (Forms words related to rain.)

Detailed word origin of ombrophilous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-philous English (eng) Having an affinity, attraction, preference or love of something.
ombro- English (eng) Forms words related to rain.
ombrophilous English (eng) (biology) Capable of thriving in areas of heavy rainfall.

Words with the same origin as ombrophilous

Descendants of -philous
aerophilous ammophilous anemophilous calciphilous chiropterophilous dendrophilous entomophilous halophilous heliophilous homophilous hydrophilous hygrophilous malacophilous mesophilous myrmecophilous necrophilous ornithophilous petrophilous photophilous phytophilous psammophilous tropophilous xenophilous zoophilous
Descendants of ombro-
ombrometer ombrophile ombrophobia ombrotrophic ombrotrophy