fluvial


flu·vi·al

adjective \ˈflü-vē-əl\

Definition of FLUVIAL

1
:  of, relating to, or living in a stream or river
2
:  produced by the action of a stream <a fluvial plain>

Origin of FLUVIAL

Middle English, from Latin fluvialis, from fluvius river, from fluere
First Known Use: 14th century

Other Geology Terms

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

Rhymes with FLUVIAL

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