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hypaethral

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin hypaethrus, from Ancient Greek ὕπαιθρος (húpaithros), from ὑπό (hupó) + αἰθήρ (aithḗr, air, ether).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /hʌɪˈpiːθɹəl/

AdjectiveEdit

hypaethral (comparative more hypaethral, superlative most hypaethral)

  1. Open-air, outdoor, exposed to the sky.
    • 1974, Guy Davenport, Tatlin!:
      There was a dignity in their hypaethral presence kin to summer’s first morning of taurine light in the pepper trees of Uruguay.