bai-u

adjective
\ (ˈ)bī¦ü \

Definition of bai-u

: relating to the spring or early summer rainy season in China and Japan

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First Known Use of bai-u

1910, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for bai-u

Japanese, rain of the rainy season, from bai plum + u rain

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“Bai-u.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bai-u. Accessed 10 December 2019.

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