Meaning of minerotrophic in English:

minerotrophic

adjective

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

Pronunciation

minerotrophic

/ˌmɪnərə(ʊ)ˈtrɒfɪk/ /ˌmɪnərə(ʊ)ˈtrəʊfɪk/

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Ecology. From German minerotroph + -ic.