Definitions

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  • v. To fill up with alluvial earth.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To fill up with alluvial earth.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To fill up with earth, especially with alluvium.

Etymologies

Italian atterrare. Compare Late Latin atterrare ("to cast to earth"). (Wiktionary)

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