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illuviation

noun il·lu·vi·a·tion \i-ˌlü-vē-ˈā-shən\

Definition of ILLUVIATION

:  accumulation of dissolved or suspended soil materials in one area or horizon as a result of eluviation from another
il·lu·vi·at·ed \i-ˈlü-vē-ˌā-təd\ adjective

Origin of ILLUVIATION

2in- + -luviation (as in eluviation)
First Known Use: 1928

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