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alluvium

noun

1 alluvium

Clay or silt or gravel carried by rushing streams and deposited where the stream slows down.

synonyms: alluvial deposit, alluvial sediment, alluvion.

Roget 653: uncleanness etc. adj.; impurity; immundity, immundicity; impurity etc. 961 [of mind]. defilement, contamination etc. v.; ... show more

Roget 342: land, earth, ground, dry land, terra firma.    continent, mainland, peninsula, chersonese [Fr.], delta; tongue of land, neck of land; isthmus, oasis; ... show more

Roget 40: remainder, residue; remains, remanent, remnant, rest, relic; leavings, heeltap, odds and ends, cheesepairings, candle ends, orts; residuum; ... show more

Dutch: alluvium
Polish: aluwium


Moby thesaurus: acres, alluvion, arable land, ash, cataclysm, cinder, clay, clinker, clod, crust, debris, deluge, deposit, deposition, deposits, detritus, diluvium, dirt, draff, dregs ... show more.

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