Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Relating to or being deposits, especially near the mouth of a river, formed by the combined action of river and sea.

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  • adjective geology Formed by the joint action of a river and the sea.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Latin fluvius, river; see fluvial + marine.]

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Latin fluvius river + English marine.

Examples

  • Natural effects reduce the mangrove forest through fluviomarine erosional processes, geomorphological processes and desalination of mangrove soils, allowing the invasion of non-halo-helophytic species.

    Esmeraldes-Pacific Colombia mangroves

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