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pluvious

[ploo-vee-uh s] /ˈplu vi əs/
adjective
1.
of or relating to rain; rainy.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English < Latin pluviōsus. See pluvial, -ous
Related forms
pluviosity
[ploo-vee-os-i-tee] /ˌplu viˈɒs ɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
noun
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  • Much more speculatively, the plants at the peak may in some way make the clouds downwind more pluvious.
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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
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