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Meaning of ALLUVIAL

Pronunciation:  u'looveeul

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WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: [adj]  of or relating to alluvium
 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Al*lu"vi*al\, a. [Cf. F. alluvial. See {Alluvion}.]
    Pertaining to, contained in, or composed of, alluvium;
    relating to the deposits made by flowing water; washed away
    from one place and deposited in another; as, alluvial soil,
    mud, accumulations, deposits.
    
    
  2. \Al*lu"vi*al\, n.
    Alluvial soil; specif., in Australia, gold-bearing alluvial
    soil.
    
    
 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. Relating to something in streams and rivers or created/deposited by stream action.
  2. Describes materials deposited by running water.
 



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