fluviomarine

[ floo-vee-oh-muh-reen ]
/ ˌflu vi oʊ məˈrin /

adjective

of or formed by the combined action of river and sea.

Nearby words

  1. fluttery,
  2. fluty,
  3. fluvastatin,
  4. fluvial,
  5. fluviatile,
  6. fluvioterrestrial,
  7. fluvoxamine,
  8. flux,
  9. flux density,
  10. flux gate

Origin of fluviomarine

1840–50; < Latin fluvi- river (see fluvial) + -o- + marine

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British Dictionary definitions for fluviomarine

fluviomarine

/ (ˌfluːvɪˌəʊməˈriːn) /

adjective

(of deposits) formed by joint action of the sea and a river or stream
(esp of fish) able to live in both rivers and the sea

Word Origin for fluviomarine

C19: fluvio-, from Latin fluvius river + marine

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Science definitions for fluviomarine

fluviomarine

[ flōō′vē-ō-mə-rēn ]

Relating to deposits, especially near the mouth of a river, formed by the combined action of river and sea.
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