a combining form meaning “rain,” used in the formation of compound words: hyetology.
Also, especially before a vowel, hyet-.

combining form representing Greek hyetós rain, derivative of hýein to rain

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hyeto- or (before a vowel) hyet-
combining form
indicating rain
[from Greek huetos]
hyet- or (before a vowel) hyet-
combining form
[from Greek huetos]

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