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[ih-loo-vee-uh m] /ɪˈlu vi əm/

noun, plural eluvia
[ih-loo-vee-uh] /ɪˈlu vi ə/ (Show IPA). Geology.
a deposit of soil, dust, etc., formed from the decomposition of rock and found in its place of origin.
noun (pl) -via (-vɪə)
a mass of sand, silt, etc: a product of the erosion of rocks that has remained in its place of origin


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