[ ploo-vee-ohs; French ply-vyohz ]
/ ˈplu viˌoʊs; French plüˈvyoʊz /
(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
Words nearby Pluviôse
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British Dictionary definitions for Pluviôse
/ French (plyvjoz) /
the rainy month: the fifth month of the French revolutionary calendar, extending from Jan 21 to Feb 19
Word Origin for Pluviôse
C19 pluviose, C15 pluvious; see pluvious
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