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drosometer

[droh-som-i-ter, druh-] /droʊˈsɒm ɪ tər, drə-/
noun
1.
an instrument for measuring the amount of dew formed on a given surface.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; < Greek dróso(s) dew + -meter
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drosometer

/drɒˈsɒmɪtə/
noun
1.
an instrument that measures the amount of dew deposited
Word Origin
C19: from Greek drosos dew + -meter
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