anemometer etymology

English word anemometer comes from English -meter (Used to form the names of measuring devices.), English anemo- (Wind.)

Detailed word origin of anemometer

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-meter English (eng) Used to form the names of measuring devices.
anemo- English (eng) Wind.
anemometer English (eng) (meteorology) An instrument for measuring and recording the speed of the wind, a windmeter.

Words with the same origin as anemometer

Descendants of -meter
accelerometer altimeter arthrometer barometer calorimeter calorimetry dioptometer dynamometer fluorometer geoboard geometry glucometer hodometer holometer inclinometer lucimeter pantometer photopolarimeter pulsimeter spectrometer symmetry tachometer tiltmeter trig trigonometry
Descendants of anemo-
anemochory anemogamy anemogram anemograph anemometry anemophilous anemophobia anemophyte anemoscope anemotaxis cup anemometer