alluvial


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al·lu·vi·al

 (ə-lo͞o′vē-əl)
adj.
Of, relating to, or found in alluvium: alluvial soil; alluvial gold.

alluvial

(əˈluːvɪəl)
adj
(Physical Geography) of or relating to alluvium
n
1. (Geological Science) another name for alluvium
2. (Geological Science) Austral and NZ alluvium containing any heavy mineral, esp gold

al•lu•vi•al

(əˈlu vi əl)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to alluvium.
n.
2. alluvial soil.
[1800–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.alluvial - of or relating to alluviumalluvial - of or relating to alluvium    
Translations

alluvial

[əˈluːvɪəl] ADJaluvial

alluvial

[əˈluːviəl] adj [soil, plane] → alluvial(e); [deposits, gold] → alluvionnaire

alluvial

adjangeschwemmt

alluvial

[əˈluːvɪəl] adjalluvionale
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