alkaline-loving
alkaline-loving alkaline-loving adj. 1. thriving in a relatively alkaline environment; (especially of plants requiring a pH above 7) {acid-loving}

Syn: alkali-loving [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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