Definition of rheophily in English:

rheophily

noun

Zoology Botany
  • The condition of being rheophilic; preference for an environment of flowing water.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Oikos. From rheo- + -phily, after rheophile, rheophilic.

Pronunciation

rheophily

/riːˈɒfɪli/ /riːˈɒf(ə)li/