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clepsydra

noun clep·sy·dra \ˈklep-sə-drə\
plural clep·sy·dras or clep·sy·drae\-ˌdrē, -ˌdrī\

Definition of CLEPSYDRA

Origin of CLEPSYDRA

Latin, from Greek klepsydra, from kleptein to steal + hydōr water — more at klept-, water
First Known Use: 1580

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