photophilous etymology

English word photophilous comes from English -philous, English photo- (Light, electromagnetic radiation. Photography.)

Detailed word origin of photophilous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-philous English (eng) Having an affinity, attraction, preference or love of something.
photo- English (eng) Light, electromagnetic radiation. Photography.
photophilous English (eng) Thriving in the presence of light.

Words with the same origin as photophilous

Descendants of -philous
aerophilous ammophilous anemophilous calciphilous chiropterophilous dendrophilous entomophilous halophilous heliophilous homophilous hydrophilous hygrophilous malacophilous mesophilous myrmecophilous necrophilous ombrophilous ornithophilous petrophilous phytophilous psammophilous tropophilous xenophilous zoophilous
Descendants of photo-
photo photography