zephyr

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zeph·yr

noun \ˈze-fər\

: a very slight or gentle wind

Full Definition of ZEPHYR

1
a :  a breeze from the west
b :  a gentle breeze
2
:  any of various lightweight fabrics and articles of clothing

Examples of ZEPHYR

  1. <a summer zephyr gently stirred her hair>

Origin of ZEPHYR

Middle English Zephirus, west wind (personified), from Latin Zephyrus, god of the west wind & zephyrus west wind, zephyr, from Greek Zephyros & zephyros
First Known Use: 1611

Other Climate/Meteorology Terms

monsoon, occlusion, ozone, rime, squall

Rhymes with ZEPHYR

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