diluvium

noun di·lu·vi·um \-vēəm\

Definition of diluvium

plural

diluviums

\-ēəmz\ also

diluvia

\-ēə\
  1. 1 :  drift 2g

  2. 2 archaic :  any geological deposit produced by a flood of more than ordinary power

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Origin and Etymology of diluvium

Latin, flood — more at deluge


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