Rainwater

[reyn-waw-ter, -wot-er]

noun

(Leo) James,1917–86, U.S. physicist: Nobel prize 1975.

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British Dictionary definitions for james rainwater

rainwater

noun

water from rain (as distinguished from spring water, tap water, etc)
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Word Origin and History for james rainwater

rainwater

n.

Old English renwæter; see rain (n.) + water (n.1).

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