Origin of diluvial
Related formspre·di·lu·vi·al, adjectiveun·di·lu·vi·al, adjectiveun·di·lu·vi·an, adjective
Examples from the Web for diluvial
They consisted of portions of the skeletons of the rhinoceros, and a nearly perfect skeleton of an elephant in the diluvial sand.A Manual of the Antiquity of Man|J. P. MacLean
A diluvial winter in 1907-8, however, apparently induced it to reconsider its standing orders.Unexplored Spain|Abel Chapman
This repository was first disclosed by the action of the lake against a diluvial shore, in which the bones were buried.The Indian in his Wigwam|Henry R. Schoolcraft
Another danger lay in the violence of the sudden storms and the diluvial character of the winter rains.A History of Art in Chalda & Assyria, v. 1|Georges Perrot
The old surface of the country is wholly of diluvial formation, except where it shows lake action.