Origin: L, neut. Of alluvius. See Alluvious.

<geology> Deposits of earth, sand, gravel, and other transported matter, made by rivers, floods, or other causes, upon land not permanently submerged beneath the waters of lakes or seas.

(01 Mar 1998)

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