hydr-

combining form
variants: or hydro-

Definition of hydr-

1 a : water
  • hydrous
  • hydroelectric
b : liquid
  • hydrokinetic
2 : hydrogen : containing or combined with hydrogen
  • hydrocarbon
  • hydroxyl
3 : hydroid
  • hydromedusa

Origin and Etymology of hydr-

Latin hydr-, hydro-, from Greek, from hydōr — more at water


HYDR- Defined for Kids

hydr-

prefix
variants: or hydro-

Definition of hydr- for Students

1 : water
  • hydroelectric
2 : hydrogen
  • hydrocarbon

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