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Fluvial vs. Alluvial

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  • Fluvial (adjective)

    Of, pertaining to, inhabiting, or produced by the action of a river or stream

  • Alluvial (adjective)

    Pertaining to the soil deposited by a stream.

  • Alluvial (noun)

    A deposition of sediment over a long period of time by a river; an alluvial layer.

  • Alluvial (noun)

    Alluvial soil; specifically, in Australia, gold-bearing alluvial soil.

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  • Fluvial (adjective)

    of or found in a river

    "fluvial processes"

    "fluvial deposits"

  • Alluvial (adjective)

    relating to or derived from alluvium

    "rich alluvial soils"

Oxford Dictionary
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  • Fluvial (adjective)

    Belonging to rivers; growing or living in streams or ponds; as, a fluvial plant.

  • Alluvial (noun)

    Alluvial soil; specif., in Australia, gold-bearing alluvial soil.

  • Alluvial (adjective)

    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
  • Fluvial (adjective)

    of or relating to or happening in a river;

    "fluvial deposits"

  • Alluvial (adjective)

    of or relating to alluvium

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