- of, relating to, or adapted to an environment having a balanced supply of moisture.
- of or relating to a meson; mesonic.
- of, relating to, or growing in conditions of medium water supplymesic plants
- of or relating to a meson
adj.1926, in ecology sense, from Greek mesos “middle” (see meso-) + -ic. From 1939 in physics (from meson).
- Relating or adapted to a moderately moist habitat. The sugar maple, white ash, and basswood are mesic plants. Compare hydric xeric.