Definition of pluviometer in English:

pluviometer

noun

  • An instrument for measuring rainfall; a rain gauge.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Benjamin Martin (bap. 1705, d. 1782), lecturer on science and maker of scientific instruments. From classical Latin pluvia rain + -meter. In form pluviometer probably after French pluviomètre; compare -ometer.

Pronunciation

pluviometer

/ˌpluːvɪˈɒmɪtə/