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cataract

cat·a·ract

cataract

 
 
pronunciation:
kae t raekt
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a large waterfall.
similar words:
cascade, chute, falls, torrent, waterfall
definition 2: a clouding of the lens of the eye, blocking out light and making it difficult or impossible to see.
similar words:
blur, blurriness, dimness
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The word cataract contains the following part:
cata- Greek prefix that means down; completely, thoroughly; against; according to