- a kind of landscape design for arid regions, minimising the need for irrigation.
verb (xeriscapes, xeriscaping, xeriscaped)
- 1999, w:Neal Stephenson, Neal Stephenson, w:Cryptonomicon, Cryptonomicon,
- : Randy looks up over the Impala and the retaining wall and the ice-clogged above that and into the lobby of Waterhouse House, where Amy Shaftoe has her feet up on a coffee table and is looking through some of the extremely sad Cayuse-related literature that Randy bought for Avi.
Etymology: From xeric + scape.
- To landscape in a water-friendly manner.
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