pluviometer

noun
plu·​vi·​om·​e·​ter | \ ˌplüvēˈämətə(r) \
variants: or less commonly pluviameter \ -​ˈam-​ \

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History and Etymology for pluviometer

pluviometer probably from French pluviomètre, from pluvi- + -mètre -meter; pluviameter alteration (influenced by Latin pluvia rain) of pluviometer

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“Pluviometer.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pluviometer. Accessed 27 January 2020.

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