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  • v. To rain very heavily.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. rain heavily


Unknown. Perhaps from Ancient Greek κατά (cata, "against") and δόξα (doxa, "opinion, expectation"), but see Etymology in Citations (Wiktionary)


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