raindrop

[reyn-drop]
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noun

a drop of rain.

Nearby words

  1. rainbow snake,
  2. rainbow trout,
  3. rainbow-collar,
  4. raincheck,
  5. raincoat,
  6. rainey,
  7. rainey, joseph hayne,
  8. rainfall,
  9. rainforest,
  10. rainier

Origin of raindrop

before 1000; Middle English rein-drop(e); Old English regndropa; see rain, drop

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Word Origin and History for raindrop

raindrop

n.

Old English rendropa; see rain (n.) + drop (n.).

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper