hygro-

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hygro-

(word root) wet
Examples of words with the root hygro-: hygrometer

hygro-

pref.
Moisture; humidity: hygroscope.

[From Greek hugros, wet, moist.]

hygro-

or before a vowel

hygr-

combining form
(Physical Geography) indicating moisture: hygrometer.
[from Greek hugros wet]

hygro-

a combining form meaning “wet,” “moist,” “moisture”: hygrometer.
[< Greek, comb. form of hygrós wet, moist]
Translations

hygro-

prefHygro-, hygro-, (Luft)feuchtigkeits-;
hygrometer
nHygrometer nt, → (Luft)feuchtigkeitsmesser m