Definitions

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

  • adjective Flowing back; ebbing.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Flowing or surging back; ebbing: as, the refluent tide.

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

  • adjective Flowing back; returning; ebbing.

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

  • adjective flowing back
  • adjective ebbing

Etymologies

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

[Latin refluēns, refluent-, present participle of refluere, to flow back : re-, re- + fluere, to flow; see fluent.]

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