illuvium

[ ih-loo-vee-uh m ]
/ ɪˈlu vi əm /

noun, plural il·lu·vi·ums, il·lu·vi·a [ih-loo-vee-uh] /ɪˈlu vi ə/.

the material accumulated through illuviation.

Nearby words

  1. illustrious,
  2. illustriously,
  3. illuvial,
  4. illuviate,
  5. illuviation,
  6. illy,
  7. illyria,
  8. illyrian,
  9. illyricum,
  10. illía

Origin of illuvium

< Latin illuv(iēs) (see illuvial) + -ium, on the model of alluvium, Latin dīluvium deluge, etc.

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