hydro

noun (1)
hy·​dro | \ ˈhī-(ˌ)drō How to pronounce hydro (audio) \
plural hydros

Definition of hydro

 (Entry 1 of 2)

British
: an establishment offering hydropathic treatment (as for weight loss) : health spa

hydro

noun (2), often attributive

Definition of hydro (Entry 2 of 2)

First Known Use of hydro

Noun (1)

1882, in the meaning defined above

Noun (2)

1916, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for hydro

Noun (1)

short for hydropathic establishment

Noun (2)

short for hydropower

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The first known use of hydro was in 1882

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“Hydro.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydro. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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hydro

noun
hy·​dro | \ ˈhī-(ˌ)drō How to pronounce hydro (audio) \
plural hydros

Medical Definition of hydro

British
: a hydropathic facility : spa also : a hotel catering to people using such a facility

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