Definition of minerotrophic in US English:

minerotrophic

adjective

Ecology
  • Especially of a swamp, fen, or peatland: fed chiefly by ground and surface water and hence supplied with dissolved minerals.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Ecology. From German minerotroph (G. E. du Rietz in Vegetatio 5–6 573; from miner- (in Mineral) + -o- + -troph: see trophic) + -ic.