Alluvious
Alluvious Al*lu"vi*ous, n. [L. alluvius. See {Alluvion}.] Alluvial. [R.] --Johnson. [1913 Webster]

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  • alluvious — al·lu·vi·ous …   English syllables

  • alluvious — vēəs adjective Etymology: Late Latin alluvius : alluvial …   Useful english dictionary

  • Alluvia — Alluvium Al*lu vi*um, n.; pl. E. {Alluviums}, L. {Alluvia}. [L., neut. of alluvius. See {Alluvious}.] (Geol.) Deposits of earth, sand, gravel, and other transported matter, made by rivers, floods, or other causes, upon land not permanently… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alluvium — Al*lu vi*um, n.; pl. E. {Alluviums}, L. {Alluvia}. [L., neut. of alluvius. See {Alluvious}.] (Geol.) Deposits of earth, sand, gravel, and other transported matter, made by rivers, floods, or other causes, upon land not permanently submerged… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Alluviums — Alluvium Al*lu vi*um, n.; pl. E. {Alluviums}, L. {Alluvia}. [L., neut. of alluvius. See {Alluvious}.] (Geol.) Deposits of earth, sand, gravel, and other transported matter, made by rivers, floods, or other causes, upon land not permanently… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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