from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Of or relating to rain or rainy regions.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Pertaining to rain.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to rain; descriptive of the distribution of rain, or of rainy regions.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or relating to rain, or its distribution with reference to different regions; descriptive of the rainfall of different districts; pluvial; rainy.
From Greek hūetos, rain; see seuə-2 in Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek ὑετός (huetos, "rain"). (Wiktionary)
The amount of rain-fall, as shown by the hyetal, or rain-chart, of North
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