hydrometeor

noun
hy·​dro·​me·​te·​or | \ ˌhī-drō-ˈmē-tē-ər How to pronounce hydrometeor (audio) , -tē-ˌȯr \

Definition of hydrometeor

: a product (such as rain) formed by the condensation of atmospheric water vapor

First Known Use of hydrometeor

1857, in the meaning defined above

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“Hydrometeor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydrometeor. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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