Latin solum soil + -i- + fluction-, fluctio act of flowing, from fluere to flow — more at fluid
1906, in the meaning defined above
“Solifluction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/solifluction. Accessed 1 Dec. 2023.
Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about solifluction
Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!
See Definitions and Examples »
Get Word of the Day daily email!