Definition of alluvion
Examples of alluvion
<the nonstop torrential rains were threatening to produce an alluvion of biblical proportions>
Origin of alluvion
Latin alluvion-, alluvio, from alluere to flow past, deposit (of water), from ad- + lavere to wash — more at lye
First Known Use: 1536
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