defluent

adjective
def·​lu·​ent | \ ˈdeˌflüənt, ˈdefləwənt \

Definition of defluent

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: flowing down : decurrent

defluent

noun
\ " \
plural -s

Definition of defluent (Entry 2 of 2)

: something that flows down (as from a lake or icecap)

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History and Etymology for defluent

Adjective

Latin defluent-, defluens, present participle of defluere to flow down, from de- + fluere to flow

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“Defluent.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/defluent. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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