Origin of fluvial
Examples from the Web for fluvial
From fluvial glades that thro my cantons run, From those rich mounds that mask the falling sun.The Columbiad|Joel Barlow
These consisted of two piers forming a seaward prolongation of the fluvial channel, begun in 1858 and completed in 1861.
At various points tributary gorges, the graves of fluvial gods who had perished long ago, opened into the main cañon.Overland|John William De Forest
The son of Helvetia discovered the precious metal in grains, and nuggets, interspersed with the drift of a fluvial deposit.The Flag of Distress|Mayne Reid
It is the generosity of a fluvial Robin Hood, who steals from the wealthy to confer benefactions on the poor.The Spell of Switzerland|Nathan Haskell Dole
fluviatile (ˈfluːvɪəˌtaɪl, -tɪl)
Word Origin for fluvial
"pertaining to a river," late 14c., from Latin fluvialis "of a river," from fluvius "river," related to fluere "to flow" (see flow (v.)).