Synonymes Islet. Définition Sens communSilted up area where the vegetation has exceeded the pioneer stage. Species that develop there secure the silted up area so that flooding cannot move it away. The islands and islets are refuges for plants and animals.SourceAccording to AFB Thématiques associées Hydromorphology. Translations Ilot [fr], Islote [es]. Review status Soumis au comité de relecture.