pluvial


1plu·vi·al

adjective \ˈplü-vē-əl\

Definition of PLUVIAL

1
a :  of or relating to rain
b :  characterized by abundant rain
2
of a geologic change :  resulting from the action of rain

Origin of PLUVIAL

Latin pluvialis, from pluvia rain, from feminine of pluvius rainy, from pluere to rain — more at flow
First Known Use: circa 1656

Rhymes with PLUVIAL

2pluvial

noun

Definition of PLUVIAL

:  a prolonged period of wet climate

First Known Use of PLUVIAL

1929

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