interfluent

[ in-ter-floo-uh nt ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈflu ənt /

adjective

flowing into one another; intermingling.

Origin of interfluent

First recorded in 1645–55, interfluent is from the Latin word interfluent- (stem of interfluēns). See inter-, fluent

Related forms

in·ter·flu·ence, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for interfluent

interfluent

/ (ɪnˈtɜːflʊənt) /

adjective

flowing together; merging

Word Origin for interfluent

C17: from Latin interfluere, from inter- + fluere to flow
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