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Meaning of "ombrophobous" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OMBROPHOBOUS

ombrophobous  [ɒmˈbrɒfəbəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OMBROPHOBOUS

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

WHAT DOES OMBROPHOBOUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Ombrophobe

Ombrophobe or ombrophobous/ombrophobic plant is a plant that cannot withstand much rain. The term was introduced by the 19th century botanist Julius Wiesner, who identified the two extreme kinds of plants, ombrophobes and ombrophiles. Xerophytes are usually ombrophobous.

Definition of ombrophobous in the English dictionary

The definition of ombrophobous in the dictionary is not able to tolerate wet conditions.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OMBROPHOBOUS


Abbas
ˈæbəs
Arbus
ˈɑːbəs
Barnabas
ˈbɑːnəbəs
bulbous
ˈbʌlbəs
colobus
ˈkɒləbəs
Columbus
kəˈlʌmbəs
cottabus
ˈkɒtəbəs
globus
ˈɡləʊbəs
hydrophobous
haɪˈdrɒfəbəs
incubus
ˈɪnkjʊbəs
jacobus
dʒəˈkəʊbəs
morbus
ˈmɔːbəs
nimbus
ˈnɪmbəs
numbers
ˈnʌmbəs
Phoebus
ˈfiːbəs
rebus
ˈriːbəs
rhombus
ˈrɒmbəs
succubus
ˈsʌkjʊbəs
syllabus
ˈsɪləbəs
zoophobous
zəʊˈɒfəbəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OMBROPHOBOUS

omber
ombre
ombrogenous
ombrometer
ombrophil
ombrophile
ombrophilous
ombrophobe
ombu
ombudsman
ombudsmanship
ombudsmen
Omdurman
omega
omega minus
omega-3 fatty acid
omelet
omelet pan

WORDS THAT END LIKE OMBROPHOBOUS

columbous
corymbous
glebous
globous
herbous
incubous
limbous
niobous
plumbous
succubous
ytterbous

Synonyms and antonyms of ombrophobous in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

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Translator English - Chinese

ombrophobous
1,325 millions of speakers

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ombrophobous
570 millions of speakers

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ombrophobous
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ombrophobous
380 millions of speakers
ar

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ombrophobous
280 millions of speakers

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ombrophobous
278 millions of speakers

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ombrophobous
270 millions of speakers

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ombrophobous
260 millions of speakers

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ombrophobous
220 millions of speakers

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Ombrophobous
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ombrophobous
180 millions of speakers

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ombrophobous
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

ombrophobous
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Ombrophobous
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ombrophobous
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ombrophobous
75 millions of speakers

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ओमब्रोफोबॉस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

ombrophobous
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

ombrophobous
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

ombrophobous
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

ombrophobous
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

ombrophobous
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

ombrophobous
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

ombrophobous
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

ombrophobous
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

ombrophobous
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of ombrophobous

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OMBROPHOBOUS»

The term «ombrophobous» is used very little and occupies the 169.579 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OMBROPHOBOUS»

Discover the use of ombrophobous in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to ombrophobous and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Glossary of Geology
Cf: ombrophobous. Noun: ombrophile. ombrophobous (om-broph'-o-bous) Said of an organism that cannot tolerate extremely rainy conditions. Cf: ombrophilous. Noun: ombrophobe. ombrotrophic peat Peat whose nutrient supply is exclusively  ...
Julia A. Jackson, James P. Mehl, Klaus K. E. Neuendorf, 2005
2
Journal of Microscopy
The seedlings are ombrophobous, while those of tropical species of Viscum are ombrophilous. The seeds of tropical species also need no period of repose. Light is not essential for the germination of the seeds of Loranthus europseus.
‎1898
3
Journal of the Royal Microscopical Society
The seedlings arc ombrophobous, while those of tropical species of Viscum are ombrophilous. The seeds of tropical species also need no period of repose. Light is not essential for the germination of the seeds of Loranthus eurapseus.
‎1898
4
Handbook of flower pollination: based upon Hermann Müller's ...
Wiss., Prag, xxxiii, 1896) describes as ombrophobous (rain-fearing) such flowers as are able by special movements (ombro- phobous movements) to protect themselves against the injurious effect of rain or continued wetting ; flowers that are ...
Paul Knuth, Hermann Müller, 1906
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CRC Handbook of Lichenology
With permission.) longer periods of water runs and dripping after rainfall, Synalissa ramulosa and Collema tenon are associated with Placynthium hungaricum. The ombrophobous character of the Collema species is particularly emphasized .
Margalith Galun, 1988
6
Concept S Dictionary Of Agricultural Sciences
Ombrophobous Unable to live in the presence of long, continuous rain. Omnivore An organism which obtains energy from the consumption of both plants and animals. Omum Trachyspermum ammi (L.) Sprague (Carum copticum Benth. and  ...
I. C. Gupta, S. K. Gupta, 1992
7
Environmental Studies
In soils, this may be due to the paucity of nutrients in the parent rock. i ombrophilous able to thrive in areas of abundant rainfall. i ombrophobous unable to live in the presence of long, continuous rain. i once-trough cooling the standard method ...
Fredd Micheals, 2004
8
The Lichens
Leprose lichens like Lecidea orosthea,Biatora lucida, Chaenotheca arenaria and other species of the Calicion viridis alliance are apparently ombrophobous because they grow under overhanging rocks. This behavior must, however, ...
Vernon Ahmadijian, 2012
9
Studia geobotanica
EGEA Keywords: Coast, Lichens, N Africa, Ombrophobous, Saxicolous, SW Europa, Vegetation. Abstract: This paper is a study of the ombrophobous saxicolous lichen vegetation along the coasts of southwestern Europe and northern Africa, ...
‎1988
10
Roget's Descriptive Word Finder
... of moss musaceous: concerning bananas, plantains nuciferous: nutlike ombrophobous: of a plant that cannot survive continuous rain orchidaceous: resembling an orchid orchideous: concerning or resembling an orchid organic: designating ...
Barbara Kipfer, 2003

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OMBROPHOBOUS»

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10 unusual nature words we should use more often
"With reference to their behavior toward precipitation, plants are ombrophilous, or rain-loving, or ombrophobous, or rain-fearing." Roscoe ... «The Week Magazine, Dec 14»

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