hypethral

or hy·pae·thral

[hi-pee-thruh l, hahy-]

adjective

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

Nearby words

  1. hypervitaminosis,
  2. hypervolemia,
  3. hyperweak force,
  4. hypester,
  5. hypesthesia,
  6. hypha,
  7. hyphedonia,
  8. hyphema,
  9. hyphemia,
  10. hyphen

Compare clithral.

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

adjective

the usual US spelling of hypaethral
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