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hypethral

or hy·pae·thral

[ hi-pee-thruhl, hahy- ]
/ hɪˈpi θrəl, haɪ- /
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adjective
(of a classical building) wholly or partly open to the sky.Compare clithral.
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Origin of hypethral

First recorded in 1880–90; from Latin hypaethr(us) or directly from 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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