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diluvium (s) (noun); diluviums, diluvia (pl)
The sediments or deposits of topsoil, sand, gravel, stones, etc. on the bottom of a river as the result of the flow of rivers, or the melting of glacial ice: The diluvium in the tributary was layered because of the fast currents of the rapids.

The layers of glacial diluvium are often very dense; sometimes, indicating accumulations that have taken place over centuries.

This entry is located in the following units: dis-, di-, dif- (page 4) luto-, lut-, luv-, lu- (page 3)