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fluviomarine

[floo-vee-oh-muh-reen] /ˌflu vi oʊ məˈrin/
adjective
1.
of or formed by the combined action of river and sea.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; < Latin fluvi- river (see fluvial) + -o- + marine
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Examples from the web for fluviomarine
  • Beltsville soils have rock fragments that are dominantly quartz and are formed in fluviomarine deposits.
  • These soils formed in parent material consisting of loamy and sandy fluviomarine sediments.
British Dictionary definitions for fluviomarine

fluviomarine

/ˌfluːvɪˌəʊməˈriːn/
adjective
1.
(of deposits) formed by joint action of the sea and a river or stream
2.
(esp of fish) able to live in both rivers and the sea
Word Origin
C19: fluvio-, from Latin fluvius river + marine
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fluviomarine in Science
fluviomarine
  (fl'vē-ō-mə-rēn')   
Relating to deposits, especially near the mouth of a river, formed by the combined action of river and sea.
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