xeriscape
noun Usage: often capitalized Date: 1985 a landscaping method developed especially for arid and semiarid climates that utilizes water-conserving techniques (as the use of drought-tolerant plants, mulch, and efficient irrigation)

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  • xeriscape — [ zɪərɪskeɪp, zɛ ] noun chiefly N. Amer. a style of landscape design requiring little or no irrigation or other maintenance, used in arid regions. Derivatives xeriscaping noun …   English new terms dictionary

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