adjective \də-ˈlü-vē-əl, dī-\

Definition of DILUVIAL

:  of, relating to, or brought about by a flood

Variants of DILUVIAL

di·lu·vi·al or di·lu·vi·an \-vē-ən\

Origin of DILUVIAL

Late Latin diluvialis, from Latin diluvium deluge — more at deluge
First Known Use: circa 1656

Rhymes with DILUVIAL


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