influx (n.) 1620s, from Fr. influx (1540s) or directly from L.L. influxus "a flowing in," from pp. stem of influere "to flow in" (see INFLUENCE (Cf. influence)). Originally of rivers, air, light, spiritual light, etc.; used of people from 1650s.

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