Definitions for "Alluvial"
Alluvial soil; specif., in Australia, gold-bearing alluvial soil.
Pertaining to, contained in, or composed of, alluvium; relating to the deposits made by flowing water; washed away from one place and deposited in another; as, alluvial soil, mud, accumulations, deposits.
A sediment or gravel deposited by the action of stream or river in a river bed, flood plain, lake, fan at the foot of mountain slopes, or in estuaries that may or may not contain diamonds or precious minerals or both.
Keywords:  adjective, referring
An adjective referring to alluvium.
Keywords:  eroded, quartz, gold, bearing, ore
The gold that has eroded from ore-bearing quartz.
Referring to landscape features pr...
Keywords:  components
having to do with alluvium; having the components of alluvium
Keywords:  relating
of or relating to alluvium