alluvial

6 ENTRIES FOUND:

1al·lu·vi·al

adjective \ə-ˈlü-vē-əl\

geology : made up of or found in the materials that are left by the water of rivers, floods, etc.

Full Definition of ALLUVIAL

:  relating to, composed of, or found in alluvium <alluvial soil> <alluvial diamonds>

First Known Use of ALLUVIAL

1781

Other Geology Terms

anthracite, boulder, cwm, erratic, igneous, intrusive, mesa, sedimentary, silt, swale

Rhymes with ALLUVIAL

2alluvial

noun

Definition of ALLUVIAL

:  an alluvial deposit

First Known Use of ALLUVIAL

1816

Other Geology Terms

anthracite, boulder, cwm, erratic, igneous, intrusive, mesa, sedimentary, silt, swale

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