anhydrous

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adjective an·hy·drous \-drəs\

Definition of anhydrous

  1. :  free from water and especially water of crystallization

Origin and Etymology of anhydrous

Greek anydros, from a- + hydōr water — more at water


First Known Use: 1802

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anhydrous

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adjective an·hy·drous \(ˈ)an-ˈhī-drəs\

Medical Definition of anhydrous

  1. :  free from water and especially water that is chemically combined in a crystalline substance anhydrous ammonia


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