Rainwater



[reyn-waw-ter, -wot-er] /ˈreɪnˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ər/

noun
1.
water fallen as rain.
[reyn-waw-ter, -wot-er] /ˈreɪnˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ər/
noun
1.
(Leo) James, 1917–86, U.S. physicist: Nobel prize 1975.
/ˈreɪnˌwɔːtə/
noun
1.
water from rain (as distinguished from spring water, tap water, etc)
n.

Old English renwæter; see rain (n.) + water (n.1).

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