Definition of pluvius in US English:

pluvius

noun

Insurance
  • Attributive Designating or relating to insurance cover (for a holiday, sporting event, etc.) against disruption by bad weather.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Times. From classical Latin pluvius characterized by rain, rainy, consisting of rain from pluere to rain + -ius, suffix forming adjectives.

Pronunciation

pluvius

/ˈpluːvɪəs/