Drought is defined as a long period of time when there is no rain.(noun)
An example of drought is August in the desert.
See drought in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME < OE drugoth, dryness < drugian, to dry up; akin to dryge, dry
See drought in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old English drūgoth
Origin: ; akin to drȳge, dry.
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