Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • To fill up with earth, especially with alluvium.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • transitive verb obsolete To fill up with alluvial earth.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb obsolete, rare, transitive To fill up with alluvial earth.

Etymologies

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

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