Definition of acidophilous in English:

acidophilous

adjective

  • 1Botany
    Chiefly Botany = acidophilic.

  • 2Acidophilus.

noun

  • Acidophilus.

Origin

Early 20th century (in an earlier sense). From acid + -o- + -philous. Compare slightly earlier acidophil and also acidophilic.

Pronunciation:

acidophilous

/ˌasɪˈdɒfɪləs/