from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Characterized by heavy rainfall; rainy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or pertaining to the condition of heavy rain; rainy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Abounding in rain; rainy; pluvial.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Rainy; pluvial.
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 Indo-European roots.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)