Definitions of alluvial

  1. soil; specif., in Australia, gold-bearing alluvial soil. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. Alluvial soil; specif., in Australia, gold-bearing alluvial soil. Newage Dictionary DB
  4. Deposited by water. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  5. Pertaining to or composed of earth deposited by water. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  6. Or found in deposits laid down by running water. A dictionary of scientific terms. By Henderson, I. F.; Henderson, W. D. Published 1920.

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Usage examples for alluvial

  1. Still nearer ran thin lines of fresh young grass, great trees surrounded a patch of alluvial meadow. – How I Found Livingstone by Sir Henry M. Stanley
  2. Not that the soil, even on the coast, is always swampy and alluvial – The Ethnology of the British Colonies and Dependencies by Robert Gordon Latham