Definition of pluviculture in US English:

pluviculture

noun

  • The art or science of rainmaking; the production and implementation of schemes for inducing rain.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in David S. Jordan (1851–1931). From classical Latin pluvia rain + -culture.

Pronunciation

pluviculture

/ˈpluːvɪˌkʌltʃə/