Af"flu*ent (#), a. [Cf. F. affluent, L. affluens, -entis, p. pr. See Affluence.]

1.

Flowing to; flowing abundantly.

"Affluent blood."

Harvey.

2.

Abundant; copious; plenteous; hence, wealthy; abounding in goods or riches.

Language . . . affluent in expression. H. Reed.

Loaded and blest with all the affluent store, Which human vows at smoking shrines implore. Prior.

 

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Af"flu*ent, n.

A stream or river flowing into a larger river or into a lake; a tributary stream.

 

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