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pluvious

[ ploo-vee-uhs ]
/ ˈplu vi əs /
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adjective
of or relating to rain; rainy.
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Origin of pluvious

First recorded in 1400–50; late Middle English word from Latin word pluviōsus.See pluvial, -ous

OTHER WORDS FROM pluvious

plu·vi·os·i·ty [ploo-vee-os-i-tee], /ˌplu viˈɒs ɪ ti/, noun
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How to use pluvious in a sentence

  • What would have happened it is hard to say had Jupiter Pluvious again gone to work.

  • She was pale, the lips pressed tight, the pluvious eyes blinking rapidly.

    L-bas|J. K. Huysmans

British Dictionary definitions for pluvious

pluvious

pluviose

/ (ˈpluːvɪəs) /

adjective
of or relating to rain; rainy

Word Origin for pluvious

C15: from Late Latin pluviōsus full of rain, from pluvia rain, from pluere to rain
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