hypethral

or hy·pae·thral

[ hi-pee-thruhl, hahy- ]
/ hɪˈpi θrəl, haɪ- /

adjective

(of a classical building) wholly or partly open to the sky.

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Origin of hypethral

<Latin hypaethr(us) (<Greek hýpaithros open to the sky, equivalent to hyp-hyp- + aîthros clear sky; see ether) + -al1
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British Dictionary definitions for hypethral

hypethral
/ (hɪˈpiːθrəl, haɪ-) /

adjective

the usual US spelling of hypaethral
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