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raindrop

[reyn-drop] /ˈreɪnˌdrɒp/
noun
1.
a drop of rain.
Origin
1000
before 1000; Middle English rein-drop(e); Old English regndropa; see rain, drop
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raindrop

n.

Old English rendropa; see rain (n.) + drop (n.).

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