Definition of minerotrophic in English:

minerotrophic

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

adjective

Ecology Soil Science
  • 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 inVegetatio 5–6 573; from miner- (in Mineral) + -o- + -troph) + -ic.