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hailstone

[ heyl-stohn ]
/ ˈheɪlˌstoʊn /
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noun

a pellet of hail.

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Origin of hailstone

before 1000; Middle English; Old English hagolstān.See hail2, stone

OTHER WORDS FROM hailstone

hailstoned, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for hailstone

hailstone
/ (ˈheɪlˌstəʊn) /

noun

a pellet of hail
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