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Pluviôse

[ploo-vee-ohs; French ply-vyohz]
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noun
  1. (in the French Revolutionary calendar) the fifth month of the year, extending from January 20 to February 18.
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Origin of Pluviôse

1790–1800; < French < Latin pluviōsus rainy. See pluvious
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British Dictionary definitions for pluviose

Pluviôse

noun
  1. the rainy month: the fifth month of the French revolutionary calendar, extending from Jan 21 to Feb 19
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Word Origin

C19 pluviose, C15 pluvious; see pluvious
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