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alluvial

adjective al·lu·vi·al \ ə-ˈlü-vē-əl \

Definition of alluvial

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

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First Known Use of alluvial

1771


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alluvial

noun

Definition of alluvial

: an alluvial deposit

First Known Use of alluvial

1816


ALLUVIAL Defined for English Language Learners

alluvial

adjective

Definition of alluvial for English Language Learners

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



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