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  1. a combining form meaning “cloud,” used in the formation of compound words: nephometer.
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Also especially before a vowel, neph-.

Origin of nepho-

< Greek néphos a cloud, mass of clouds; see nebula
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British Dictionary definitions for nepho-


combining form
  1. concerning cloud or clouds
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Word Origin

from Greek nephos cloud
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