Scandinavian mythology, therefore, appears to regard the goat as essentially the one that makes fruitful, as a pluvial cloud.
And this tete-a-tete decorated with flowers; and this pluvial cope in this case.
The fish and the rain remind us of the myth of the phallical and pluvial cuckoo.
During the pluvial periods when hydrosere-loving shrews populated the Great Basin, that region may have been a treeless grassland.
It has been called the pluvial or Lacustrine Age, the rain or pond period.
The pluvial autumn wind came sweeping along between the rows of houses.
From the pluvial period to the present the valley has been the scene of frequent volcanic disturbances.
1650s, "pertaining to rain," from French pluvial (12c.), from Latin pluvialis "pertaining to rain, rainy, rain-bringing," from (aqua) pluvia "rain (water)," from fem. of pluvius "rainy," from plovere "to rain," from PIE root *pleu- "to flow, to swim" (cf. Sanskrit plavate "navigates, swims;" Greek plynein "to wash," plein "to navigate," ploein "to float, swim," plotos "floating, navigable;" Armenian luanam "I wash;" Old English flowan "to flow;" Old Church Slavonic plovo "to flow, navigate;" Lithuanian pilu, pilti "to pour out," plauju, plauti "to swim, rinse").