plu·vi·ous (plvē-əs) also plu·vi·ose (-ōs′)
Characterized by heavy rainfall; rainy.
[Middle English, from Old French pluvieus, from Latin pluviōsus, from (aqua) pluvia, rain (water), feminine of pluvius, of rain, from pluere, to rain; see pleu- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
plu′vi·osi·ty (-ŏsĭ-tē) n.
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