ξηρός, -ά, -όν [in LXX chiefly for יָבֵשׁ, its parts and derivatives, also for חָרָבָה, etc. ;] dry: metaph. (of a sinner), ξύλον ξ., Luk.23:31; of members of the body shrunken by disease, withered: Jhn.5:3; of the hand, Refs Mat.12:10 Mrk.3:3, Luk.6:6, 8; of the dry land, ἡ ξηρά (sc. γῆ, cf. Refs Gen.1:9-10; Jon.1:19, al.): Mat.23:15; γῆ, Heb.11:29.† (AS)
1) dry 1a) of members of the body deprived of their natural juices, shrunk, wasted, withered 1b) of the land in distinction from the water
From the base of G3582 (through the idea of scorching); arid; by implication shrunken, earth (asopposedtowater)
As if from ξέω xeō (which properly means to smooth; by implication [of friction ] to boil or heat); a vessel (as fashioned or for cooking), (or perhaps by corruption from the Latin sextarius , the sixth of a modius, that is, about a pint), that is, (specifically) a measure for liquids or solids, (by analogy a pitcher)
KJV Usage: pot.
From another form of the base of G3582; timber (as fuel or material); by implication a stick, club or tree or other wooden article or substance