Enhydrous En*hy"drous, a. [Gr. ?; ? in + ? water.] Having water within; containing fluid drops; -- said of certain crystals. [1913 Webster]

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  • enhydrous — en·hy·drous …   English syllables

  • enhydrous — (ˈ)en|hīdrəs adjective Etymology: Late Latin enhydrus, from Greek enydros containing water, living in water of certain crystalline minerals : having water within : containing fluid drops …   Useful english dictionary

  • en|hy|drite — «ehn HY dryt», noun. a mineral containing water closed up inside its cavities. ╂[< Greek énydros (see etym. under enhydrous (Cf. ↑enhydrous))] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Enhydros — En*hy dros, n. [NL. See {Enhydrous}.] (Min.) A variety of chalcedony containing water. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • enhydros — īdrəs noun ( es) Etymology: New Latin, from Latin, enhydrous mineral, from Greek enydros : a hollow nodule of chalcedony containing water * * * enhydros /en hīˈdros/ (mineralogy) noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • en|hy|drous — «ehn HY druhs», adjective. having water within; containing drops of water or other fluid: »enhydrous quartz. ╂[< Greek énydros (with English ous) in water, containing water, living in water < en in + hýdōr water] …   Useful english dictionary

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