Pluviôse

[ ploo-vee-ohs; French ply-vyohz ]
/ ˈplu viˌoʊs; French plüˈvyoʊz /

noun

(in the French Revolutionary calendar) the fifth month of the year, extending from January 20 to February 18.

Origin of Pluviôse

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

Pluviôse

/ French (plyvjoz) /

noun

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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