rainwater

[ reyn-waw-ter, -wot-er ]
/ ˈreɪnˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ər /

noun

water fallen as rain.

Origin of rainwater

before 1000; Middle English rein water, Old English regn-wæter; see rain, water

Definition for rainwater (2 of 2)

Rainwater

[ reyn-waw-ter, -wot-er ]
/ ˈreɪnˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ər /

noun

(Leo) James,1917–86, U.S. physicist: Nobel prize 1975.
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British Dictionary definitions for rainwater

rainwater

/ (ˈreɪnˌwɔːtə) /

noun

water from rain (as distinguished from spring water, tap water, etc)
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