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alluvial

  

      adj  
1    of or relating to alluvium  
      n  
2       another name for       alluvium  
3      (Austral. and N.Z.)   alluvium containing any heavy mineral, esp. gold  


alluvial fan   , cone  
      n   a fan-shaped accumulation of silt, sand, gravel, and boulders deposited by fast-flowing mountain rivers when they reach flatter land  
alluvial mining  
      n   a method of extracting minerals by dredging alluvial deposits  
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