psammophilous etymology

English word psammophilous comes from English -philous, English psammo- (Pertaining to sand.)

Detailed word origin of psammophilous

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-philous English (eng) Having an affinity, attraction, preference or love of something.
psammo- English (eng) Pertaining to sand.
psammophilous English (eng) (botany) arenophilous, sand-loving. (zoology) , sand-loving.

Words with the same origin as psammophilous

Descendants of -philous
aerophilous ammophilous anemophilous calciphilous chiropterophilous dendrophilous entomophilous halophilous heliophilous homophilous hydrophilous hygrophilous malacophilous mesophilous myrmecophilous necrophilous ombrophilous ornithophilous petrophilous photophilous phytophilous tropophilous xenophilous zoophilous
Descendants of psammo-
mesopsammon psammaquent psammon psammophilic psammophyte psammoxenic