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a combining form meaning “rain,” used in the formation of compound words: hyetology.
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Which of the following words means “to make a crackling sound; crackle”?
Also especially before a vowel, hyet-.
Origin of hyeto-
Combining form representing Greek hyetós rain, derivative of hýein to rain
Words nearby hyeto-
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British Dictionary definitions for hyeto-
before a vowel hyet-
Word Origin for hyeto-
from Greek huetos
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