Definition of Pluvian

1. n. The crocodile bird.



Definition of Pluvian

1. Noun. The crocodile bird. ¹

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Definition of Pluvian

1. characterized by much rain [adj]

Medical Definition of Pluvian

1. The crocodile bird. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pluvian

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Literary usage of Pluvian

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1. The Poetical Album: And Register of Modern Fugitive Poetry by Alaric Alexander Watts (1828)
"... and carrying flowers) pass on, to hail The Spirit supreme, by all his various names Of father, and king, and pluvian JUPITER. He—like the god of clouds, ..."

2. The Poetical Album: And Register of Modern Fugitive Poetry by Alaric Alexander Watts (1828)
"... and carrying flowers) pass on, to hail The Spirit supreme, by all his various names Of father, and king, and pluvian JUPITER. He—like the god of clouds, ..."

3. The Poetical Album: And Register of Modern Fugitive Poetry by Alaric Alexander Watts (1828)
"... by all his various names Of father, and king, and pluvian JUPITER. He—like the god of clouds, sits motionless : But in his quiet power there seems to be ..."

4. The Poetical Album: And Register of Modern Fugitive Poetry by Alaric Alexander Watts (1828)
"... by all his various names Of father, and king, and pluvian JUPITER. He—like the god of clouds, sits motionless : But in his quiet power there seems to be ..."

5. Travels in Upper and Lower Egypt: Undertaken by Order of the Old Government by Charles Sigisbert Sonnini, Henry Hunter (1807)
"... differences which bring it nearer to the pluvian * of Buffon, and still more to that bird, which, for the same reason, this naturalist has separated ..."

6. Oeuvres complètes de Buffon: avec les descriptions anatomiques de Daubenton by Georges Louis Leclerc Buffon, Daubenton (Louis-Jean-Marie), Anselme-Gaëtan Desmarest (1830)
"(i); pluvianus melanocephalus , Vieill. JLJ'OISEAU nommé pluvian clans nos planches enluminées, se rapporte au pluvier, eu ce qu'il n'a que trois doigts; ..."

7. Travels in Upper and Lower Egypt: Undertaken by Order of the Old Government by Charles Sigisbert Sonnini, Henry Hunter (1807)
"... differences which bring it nearer to the pluvian * of Buffon, and still more to that bird, which, for the same reason, this naturalist has separated ..."

8. Oeuvres complètes de Buffon: avec les descriptions anatomiques de Daubenton by Georges Louis Leclerc Buffon, Daubenton (Louis-Jean-Marie), Anselme-Gaëtan Desmarest (1830)
"(i); pluvianus melanocephalus , Vieill. JLJ'OISEAU nommé pluvian clans nos planches enluminées, se rapporte au pluvier, eu ce qu'il n'a que trois doigts; ..."

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