hygric etymology

English word hygric comes from English -ic, English hygro- (Humidity. Moisture.)

Detailed word origin of hygric

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-ic English (eng) (chemistry) Used to denote certain chemical compounds in which a specified chemical element has a higher oxidation number than in the equivalent compound whose name ends in the suffix -ous. For example sulphuric acid (H₂SO₄) has more oxygen atoms per molecule than sulphurous acid (H₂SO₃).. Used to form adjectives from nouns with the meaning “of or pertaining to”.
hygro- English (eng) Humidity. Moisture.
hygric English (eng) (rare) Of or pertaining to moisture or wetness.

Words with the same origin as hygric

Descendants of -ic
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Descendants of hygro-
hygrine hygrocolous hygrograph hygrographic hygrometer hygrometre hygrometric hygromycin hygropetric hygrophilous hygrophyte hygroreceptor hygroscope hygrosensation hygrostat