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Pluviôse

[ploo-vee-ohs; French ply-vyohz] /ˈplu viˌoʊs; French plüˈvyoʊz/
noun
1.
(in the French Revolutionary calendar) the fifth month of the year, extending from January 20 to February 18.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; < French < Latin pluviōsus rainy. See pluvious
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British Dictionary definitions for pluviose

pluvious

/ˈpluːvɪəs/
adjective
1.
of or relating to rain; rainy
Word Origin
C15: from Late Latin pluviōsus full of rain, from pluvia rain, from pluere to rain

Pluviôse

/plyvjoz/
noun
1.
the rainy month: the fifth month of the French revolutionary calendar, extending from Jan 21 to Feb 19
Word Origin
C19 pluviose, C15 pluvious; see pluvious
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