diluvium

noun
di·​lu·​vi·​um | \ -vēəm \
plural diluviums\ -​ēəmz \ also diluvia\ -​ēə \

Definition of diluvium

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

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History and Etymology for diluvium

Latin, flood

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“Diluvium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diluvium. Accessed 21 Feb. 2020.

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