hyeto-


a combining form meaning “rain,” used in the formation of compound words: hyetology.

Nearby words

  1. hydrus,
  2. hyena,
  3. hyenine,
  4. hyenoid,
  5. hyetal,
  6. hyetograph,
  7. hyetography,
  8. hyetology,
  9. hygeia,
  10. hygiea

Also especially before a vowel, hyet-.

Origin of hyeto-

combining form representing Greek hyetós rain, derivative of hýein to rain

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019


British Dictionary definitions for hyeto-

hyeto-

before a vowel hyet-

combining form

indicating rain

Word Origin for hyeto-

from Greek huetos

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012