hydroscope etymology

English word hydroscope comes from English -scope, English hydro-

Detailed word origin of hydroscope

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-scope English (eng) Used to make terms denoting an instrument used for viewing or examination.
hydro- English (eng) (chemistry) hydrogen. (mineralogy) a hydrous compound. (zoology) Hydrozoa. Water.
hydroscope English (eng) (historical) A kind of water clock consisting of a cylindrical graduated tube, from which the water escaped through a hole in the bottom.. A device for viewing objects below the surface of the water.

Words with the same origin as hydroscope

Descendants of -scope
Teslascope angioscope antroscope bioscope chromascope cymoscope embryoscope endoscope finderscope fluoroscopically hypnoscope kaleidoscope laryngoscope leucoscope nightscope oscilloscope periscope pharyngoscope polemoscope pseudoscope spectroscope spectroscopic binary spiroscope thermoscopic
Descendants of hydro-
MHD MHDP MHDT autohydrolysis benzohydroquinone cal dehydroamino dendrohydrology dihydrobromide ectohydric electrohydrodynamic hydramide hydrarchy hydrarthrosis hydremia hydrencephalocele hydro hydronymy hydrostratigraphic hydruret hydruria monohydric nonhydric tetrahydrochloride xylohydroquinone