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alluvium

al·lu·vi·um

alluvium

 
 
pronunciation:
lu vi m
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part of speech: noun
inflections: alluvia, alluviums
definition: sand, soil, gravel, or the like deposited by moving water, as along a river bed. (Cf. eluvium.)
Alluvium often produces fertile soil.
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