[ droh-som-i-ter, druh- ]
/ droʊˈsɒm ɪ tər, drə- /
an instrument for measuring the amount of dew formed on a given surface.
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Origin of drosometer
1815–25; < Greek dróso(s) dew + -meter
Words nearby drosometer
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British Dictionary definitions for drosometer
/ (drɒˈsɒmɪtə) /
an instrument that measures the amount of dew deposited
Word Origin for drosometer
C19: from Greek drosos dew + -meter
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