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illuvial

[ ih-loo-vee-uhl, ih-loov-yuhl ]
/ ɪˈlu vi əl, ɪˈluv yəl /
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adjective
of or relating to illuviation or illuvium.
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Origin of illuvial

1920–25; <Latin illuvi(ēs) mud, flood, literally, what washes or is washed in (il-il-1 + -luv-, combining form of lavere to wash + -iēs noun suffix) + -al1; see alluvial
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