[ in-floo-uhnt ]
/ ˈɪn flu ənt /
Ecology. a plant or animal that has an important effect on the biotic balance in a community.
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We had thus examined each of its three mouths, and settled all doubts as to the Rusizi being an effluent or influent.How I Found Livingstone|Henry M. Stanley
British Dictionary definitions for influent
/ (ˈɪnflʊənt) /
adjective Also: inflowing
something flowing in, esp a tributary
ecology an organism that has a major effect on the nature of its community
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