diluvial


adjective

  1. pertaining to or caused by a flood or deluge.
  2. Geology Now Rare. pertaining to or consisting of diluvium.

adjective

  1. of or connected with a deluge, esp with the great Flood described in Genesis
  2. of or relating to diluvium
adj.

“pertaining to a flood” (or The Flood), 1650s, from Late Latin diluvialis, from Latin diluvium “flood, inundation” (see deluge (n.)). Related: Diluvian.

  1. Relating to or produced by a flood.

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