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Meaning of PLUVIAL

Pronunciation:  'plooveeul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  marked by rain; "their vacation turned out to be a series of rainy days"
 

PLUVIAL is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: inclement, pluvious, rainy
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Plu"vi*al\, a. [L. pluvialis, fr. pluvia rain: cf. F.
    pluvial. See {Plover}.]
    1. Of or pertaining to rain; rainy. [R.]
    
    2. (Geol.) Produced by the action of rain.
    
    
  2. \Plu"vi*al\, n. [LL. pluviale a garment which keeps off
    the rain: cf. F. pluvial.]
    A priest's cope.
    
    
 

 

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