dried out by heat or excessive exposure to sunlight;
"a vast desert all adust"
"land lying baked in the heat"
"the earth was scorched and bare"
"sunbaked salt flats"
toasted or roasted slightly;
"parched corn was a staple of the Indian diet"
- The land in this region is dry and parched.
- The midsummer sun parched the earth.
- I'm parched!