Alluvium: Definition, Pronunciation, and Synonyms

Alluvium is a noun that refers to loose sediment or soil that has been deposited by water, such as rivers or floods. It is commonly found in river valleys, floodplains, and deltas. In Telugu, alluvium can be translated as అల్లువియం (alluviam).

Pronunciation: [uh-loo-vee-uhm]

Synonyms: silt, sediment, deposit, detritus, loam, soil

Nearby Words

1. Alluvial (adjective) – అల్లువియాలు (alluvialu) – relating to or composed of alluvium.

2. River (noun) – నది (nadi) – a large natural stream of water flowing in a channel to the sea, a lake, or another river.

3. Flood (noun) – ప్రవహం (pravaham) – an overflowing of a large amount of water beyond its normal confines, especially over what is normally dry land.

4. Delta (noun) – డెల్టా (delta) – a triangular tract of sediment deposited at the mouth of a river, typically where it diverges into several outlets.


The antonym of alluvium in Telugu is అల్లువియం విరుద్ధం (alluviam viruddham).

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