alluvium Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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alluviumnoun [U]

uk   us   /əˈluː.vi.əm/ specialized
earth and ​sand that has been ​left by ​rivers, ​floods, etc.
alluvial
adjective uk   us   /-əl/
an alluvial ​plain Some alluvial deposits are a ​richsource of ​diamonds.
(Definition of alluvium from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “alluvium”
in Chinese (Simplified) (河流或洪水)冲积形成的,淤积的…
in Chinese (Traditional) (河流或洪水)沖積形成的,淤積的…
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