refluent

[ref-loo-uhnt, ruh-floo-]
adjective
flowing back; ebbing, as the waters of a tide.

Origin:
1690–1700; < Latin refluent- (stem of refluēns), present participle of refluere to flow back. See re-, fluent

refluence, noun
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refluent (ˈrɛflʊənt)
 
adj
rare flowing back; ebbing
 
[C18: from Latin refluere to flow back]
 
'refluence
 
n

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These crowding refluent ranks are but a small proportion of those that quitted their native streams for the sea.
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