verb al·lu·vi·ate \-vēˌāt, usually -ād + V\

Definition of alluviate


  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to cover with alluvium an alluviated valley

  1. intransitive verb
  2. :  to deposit alluvium

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Origin and Etymology of alluviate

alluvium + -ate

First Known Use: 1810

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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