pluvial definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or relating to rain; rainy.
    • Geology Marked or created by abundant rainfall: pluvial periods; a pluvial lake.
    • Of, pertaining to, or produced by rainfall
    • happening through the activity of rain
    • Of or related to rain; rainy.
    • from the activity of rainfall.
  • noun:
    • Geology An extended amount of numerous rainfall, specifically such a period of the Pleistocene Epoch.
    • a rainy period
    • A priest's cope.
    • Eccles., a cope: so called from its use in outdoor processions, etc., as a protection from the climate.
  • others:
    • Rainy; humid: relating to rainfall; in addition, extremely rainy; described as great or substantial rainfall
    • In geology, based or due to the action of rainfall.

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