pluviose

Pluviôse

[ploo-vee-ohs; French ply-vyohz]
noun
(in the French Revolutionary calendar) the fifth month of the year, extending from January 20 to February 18.

Origin:
1790–1800; < French < Latin pluviōsus rainy. See pluvious

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Pluviôse (plyvjoz)
 
n
the rainy month: the fifth month of the French revolutionary calendar, extending from Jan 21 to Feb 19
 
[C19 pluviose, C15 pluvious; see pluvious]

pluvious or pluviose (ˈpluːvɪəs)
 
adj
of or relating to rain; rainy
 
[C15: from Late Latin pluviōsus full of rain, from pluvia rain, from pluere to rain]
 
pluviose or pluviose
 
adj
 
[C15: from Late Latin pluviōsus full of rain, from pluvia rain, from pluere to rain]

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