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Monday word: clepsydra

clepsydra (klĕp′sĭ-drə), noun

An instrument for measuring time by the controlled flow of water through a small opening; a water clock.

Etymology:  Greek, klepstein, to steal + hudor, water.

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theidolhands
Feb. 7th, 2017 12:23 am (UTC)
What a great word, where did you find it?
prettygoodword
Feb. 7th, 2017 02:58 pm (UTC)
I always wanted one of these as a kid.
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