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Meaning of "ammophilous" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AMMOPHILOUS

ammophilous  [æˈmɒfɪləs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF AMMOPHILOUS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Ammophilous is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES AMMOPHILOUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of ammophilous in the English dictionary

The definition of ammophilous in the dictionary is living or growing in sand.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH AMMOPHILOUS


acidophilous
ˌæsɪˈdɒfɪləs
acidophilus
ˌæsɪˈdɒfɪləs
anemophilous
ˌænɪˈmɒfɪləs
coprophilous
kəˈprɒfɪləs
endophyllous
ɛnˈdɒfɪləs
entomophilous
ˌɛntəˈmɒfɪləs
eosinophilous
ˌiːəʊsɪˈnɒfɪləs
geophilous
dʒiːˈɒfɪləs
Herophilus
hɪəˈrɒfɪləs
hygrophilous
haɪˈɡrɒfɪləs
lithophilous
lɪˈθɒfɪləs
myrmecophilous
ˌmɜːmɪˈkɒfɪləs
psammophilous
səˈmɒfɪləs
rhizophilous
raɪzˈɒfɪləs
sclerophyllous
sklɛˈrɒfɪləs
Theophilus
θɪˈɒfɪləs
thermophilous
θɜːˈmɒfɪləs
tropophilous
trəʊˈpɒfɪləs
xerophilous
zɪˈrɒfɪləs
xiphophyllous
zɪˈfɒfɪləs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AMMOPHILOUS

ammonical
ammonification
ammonified
ammonifies
ammonify
ammonite
Ammonites
ammonitic
ammonium
ammonium carbamate
ammonium carbonate
ammonium chloride
ammonium hydroxide
ammonium ion
ammonium nitrate
ammonium sulphate
ammono
ammonoid
ammonolysis
ammunition

WORDS THAT END LIKE AMMOPHILOUS

anthophilous
battailous
halophilous
heliophilous
hydrophilous
malacophilous
necrophilous
nitrophilous
nubilous
ombrophilous
ornithophilous
perilous
pilous
ridiculous
scurrilous
sibilous
Siege Perilous
symphilous
tendrilous
unperilous
verisimilous

Synonyms and antonyms of ammophilous in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «ammophilous» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AMMOPHILOUS

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The translations of ammophilous from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «ammophilous» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

ammophilous
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

ammophilous
570 millions of speakers

English

ammophilous
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ammophilous
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ammophilous
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

ammophilous
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

ammophilous
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ammophilous
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

ammophilous
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ammophilous
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ammophilous
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ammophilous
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

ammophilous
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ammophilous
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ammophilous
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ammophilous
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अममोफिलस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ammophilous
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ammophilous
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ammophilous
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ammophilous
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ammophilous
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

αμμόφιλων
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ammophilous
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

ammophilous
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ammophilous
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ammophilous

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AMMOPHILOUS»

The term «ammophilous» is used very little and occupies the 158.020 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AMMOPHILOUS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about ammophilous

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AMMOPHILOUS»

Discover the use of ammophilous in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ammophilous and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
The Book from the Sky
He had learned the word ammophilous to describe grasses that lived in sand — whenever they could, his instructors were using vocabulary and concepts from earth textbooks to make it easier for him, as they supposed. He had never heard  ...
Robert Kelly, 2008
2
Encyclopedia of Entomology
Ammophilous. Sand loving. Organisms inhabiting or preferring sandy habitats are called ammophilous (adjective) or ammophiles (noun). Amoebae. The two best-studied insect amoebae are Mal- pighamoeba mellificae and Malamoeba ...
John L. Capinera, 2008
3
Robertson's Words for a Modern Age: A Cross Reference of ...
Qualifying words: Ammobium, ammo- calous, ammochaeta. ammochryse, ammoch- thophile, ammochthophilous, ammochthoph- ily, ammocoete, ammocole, ammocolous, Am- modytidae, ammophile, ammophilous, am- mophily, Ammocrypta, ...
John G. Robertson, 1991
4
Proceedings - European Ministerial Conference on the Environment
There is a tendency to displacement of sandy beaches towards the eastern part of the coast and probably a progressive eutrophication of the aquatic ecosystem Ammophilous ecosystems : recreation (access to certain dunes is prohibited) ...
5
The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of ...
... uid amine: bhes I aminophenal: bhes I aminopterin: bhes 1 Amish: bhes I amity : amma ammocoete: bhes I ammodyte: bhes I Ammon: bhes I ammonia: bhes I, el 7 ammophilous: bhes I ammotherapy: bhes I ammunition: mei III amnesia: men ...
Joseph Twadell Shipley, 2009
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The Iguana
... with ammophilous plants, a procession of tufted dunes. Ferland is a starry night , and when a gentle southern breeze caresses the sea so that it glitters like a dark jewel, Ferland is a living mir- ror, a rippling, eerie expanse of milky moonlight.
Denis Thériault, Liedewij Hawke, 2003
7
CRC Dictionary of Agricultural Sciences
Propagation is usually by transplantation of cortns as most seeds are sterile and, in any case, few remain on coastal dunes long enough to germinate. ammophilous. thriving or growing in sand or in sandy situations or habitats. amnion ...
Robert Alan Lewis, 2001
8
Origins: A Short Etymological Dictionary of Modern English
Ex: ammophilous, (of plants) sandloving. ammoni(o): ammon(o): c/ff, the former of ammonia or ammonium; thelatter of ammoniaonly. ammoniti:for ammonite,a fossil shell,asin ammonitiferous (cf ferous atfer).amni:Lamni, c/f of amnis,a stream; ...
Eric Partridge, 2006
9
The Challenges Facing European Society with the Approach of ...
The degradation of ammophilous ecosystems is caused by sand extraction, road construction and recreational and tourist activities. Forests in rural areas are being destroyed both by fires and tourist activities. On the other hand, forests in ...
‎1997
10
Conservation and Management of Greek Wetlands: Proceedings ...
Ammophilous, hydrophilous and the salt marsh types, are included in this category and flora can be quite rich in these micro-environments. It includes the species Suaeda splendens, Centaurium spicatum and Aster tripolium in saline areas; ...
P. A. Gerakēs, 1992

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Ammophilous [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/ammophilous>. Aug 2020 ».
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