dewdrop

noun
dew·​drop | \ˈdü-ˌdräp also ˈdyü- \

Definition of dewdrop 

: a drop of dew

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In the early hours of the morning Saturday, with dewdrops still clinging to the grass, hundreds gathered at Town Green Park to practice yoga. Patricia Dillon, Houston Chronicle, "Hundreds get their downward dog on at yoga day," 23 June 2018 With his big green boots crunching through fresh snow, and a dewdrop catching sunlight on the tip of his long nose, Wohlleben takes me to two massive beech trees growing next to each other. Diàna Markosian, Smithsonian, "Do Trees Talk to Each Other?," 22 Feb. 2018 Seems to me that’s like looking for a dewdrop in a rainstorm. Leah Garchik, San Francisco Chronicle, "The Trumpy Bear may be a parody ... or maybe not," 11 Dec. 2017 Lying in the dark, a lonely, wide-eyed girl called Sandy catches floating bubbles of light and transforms them into enchanting flowers and birds, dewdrops and sea creatures. Sophie Blackall, New York Times, "New Books for Kids Explore the Nighttime," 5 Apr. 2017 Mars’s winter frosts gleam in neon blue, and a Saturn moon does its best impression of a glittering dewdrop. National Geographic, "Week's Best Space Pictures: A Magnificently Bulging Galaxy," 6 May 2016

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First Known Use of dewdrop

13th century, in the meaning defined above

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dewdrop

dewdrop grass

dewer

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dewdrop

noun

English Language Learners Definition of dewdrop

: a drop of dew

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