noun, plural di·lu·vi·a [dih-loo-vee-uh], /dɪˈlu vi ə/, di·lu·vi·ums.Geology Now Rare.
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How to use diluvium in a sentence
Such language you never heard, such a diluvium of profanity, such double-shotted d—ns!
Whence then, it may be asked, the masses of compact reddish clay and pebble diluvium, which exist?The Indian in his Wigwam|Henry R. Schoolcraft
This alluvium rests on the red marl-clay, or mineral diluvium; the latter of which is uniformly found on penetrating it.
Mine à La Motte is situated in the mineral diluvium, and is distant about two miles from the granite on Blackford's fork.
Examples are manuatus est for furatus est; abluvium for diluvium.The Student's Companion to Latin Authors|George Middleton