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flu·vi·al  audio  (flv-l) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
  1. Of, relating to, or inhabiting a river or stream.
  2. Produced by the action of a river or stream.

ETYMOLOGY:
Middle English, from Latin fluvilis, from fluvius, river, from fluere, to flow; see bhleu- in Indo-European roots


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