from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Wholly or partly open to the sky: an ancient hypaethral temple.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Open-air, outdoor, exposed to the sky.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Exposed to the air; wanting a roof; -- applied to a building or part of a building.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • See hypethral.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. partly or entirely open to the sky


From Latin hypaethrus, from Greek hupaithros : hupo, under; see hypo- + aithēr, sky, air.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Latin hypaethrus, from Ancient Greek ὕπαιθρος, from ὑπό + αἰθήρ ("air, ether"). (Wiktionary)



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