Colluvies
Colluvies Col*lu"vi*es, n. [L., a collection of washings, dregs, offscourings, fr. colluere to wash; col- + luere to wash.] 1. A collection or gathering, as of pus, or rubbish, or odds and ends. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

2. A medley; offscourings or rabble. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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