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ὑετ-ός [ῡ], ὁ, (ὕὠ rain, Il.12.133, Hes.Op.545; ποιεῖν ὑετόν Ar.V.263 (lyr.); esp. a heavy shower (whereas ὄμβρος is continuous rain, ψεκάς or ψακάς drizzle), Antipho5.22, X.Cyn.5.4, Arist. Mete.347a12, Mu.394a31, Chrysipp.Stoic.2.203: pl., rains, Diog. Apoll.3, Arist.PA653a4.

II. as Adj. in Sup., ἄνεμοι ὑετώτατοι the rainiest winds, Hdt.2.25 (where θυετιώτατοι cod. D., ὑετιώτατοι Hude). [ῡ Hom., Hes., Att.; later ῠ in ῠετοῖο Nic.Th.273.]