Definitions

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.

Etymologies

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)

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  • Of or relating to rain or rainy regions.

    September 23, 2009

  • (adj) pertaining to rain

    August 27, 2008