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de·sert1

desert1

 
pronunciation:
de zrt
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part of speech: noun
definition: a very dry, sandy area with few or no plants growing in it.
The Sahara desert is the largest desert in the world, and it is a very hot desert. It is in the northern part of Africa.The cactus plant can grow in some deserts because it needs little water.
 
similar words:
waste, wasteland
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broader category including desert
plant that lives in deserts
some animals that live in deserts
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some parts of deserts