alluvio

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Etymology[edit]

From alluō (wash against, bathe), from ad (to, towards, at) + luō (wash).

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Noun[edit]

alluviō f (genitive alluviōnis); third declension

  1. The act of washing upon or overflowing, inundation, flood.
  2. (law) An addition made to land by deposition of silt or soil by water, alluvion.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative alluviō alluviōnēs
genitive alluviōnis alluviōnum
dative alluviōnī alluviōnibus
accusative alluviōnem alluviōnēs
ablative alluviōne alluviōnibus
vocative alluviō alluviōnēs

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References[edit]

  • alluvio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “alluvio”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • alluvio” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • alluvio in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin