- pertaining or peculiar to rivers; found in or near rivers.
Origin of fluviatile
1590–1600; < Latin fluviātilis, equivalent to fluvi- (see fluvial) + -ātil(is) association suffix
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Examples from the Web for fluviatile
Erodona and Himella are fluviatile forms from South America.
Lacustrine and fluviatile deposits occur intermingled with the above.
I may notice here two other land shells, although they scientifically are grouped amongst the fluviatile Gasteropoda.Our British Snails
John William Horsley
Their excavation by fluviatile action certainly dates back to a period long anterior to the advent of the Ice Age.Fragments of Earth Lore
They have been carried away grain by grain by the denuding forces—by weathering, rain, frost, and fluviatile and marine action.Geology