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allŭvĭo (adl- ), ōnis, f. id..
I. In gen., a washing upon, an overflowing, an inundation: “adluvione paulatim terra consumitur,Vulg. Job, 14, 19: “terra aquarum saepe adluvionibus mersa,App. Mund. p. 67, 41.—
II. In the jurists, an accession of land gradually washed to the shore by the flowing of water, alluvial land: “quod per adluvionem agro nostro flumen adjecit, jure gentium nobis adquiritur,Dig. 41, 1, 7; 19, 1, 13 —Hence, jura adluvionum et circumluvio num, Cic. de Or. 1, 38, 173; cf. Dig. 41, 1, 12.
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