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eluvium (s) (noun); eluviums; eluvia (pl)
1. Fine soil materials that have been moved and deposited by the wind: The new eluvia of soil, dust, and sand were produced by the wind storms that swept across the area during the last two days.
2. An accumulation of residual rock debris formed in a place by weathering and disintegration: If the eluvium of erosion exceeds the rate of soil formation, then that part of the country will become infertile.
This entry is located in the following unit: luto-, lut-, luv-, lu- (page 4)