hygro

hygro-

a combining form meaning “wet,” “moist,” “moisture,” used in the formation of compound words: hygrometer.

Origin:
< Greek, combining form of hygrós wet, moist

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hygro- or (before a vowel) hygr-
 
combining form
indicating moisture: hygrometer
 
[from Greek hugros wet]
 
hygr- or (before a vowel) hygr-
 
combining form
 
[from Greek hugros wet]

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hygro- or hygr-
pref.
Moisture; liquid; humidity: hygroscopic.

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