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coulee

noun cou·lee \ˈkü-lē\

Definition of COULEE

1
a :  a small stream
b :  a dry streambed
c :  a usually small or shallow ravine :  gully
2
:  a thick sheet or stream of lava

Origin of COULEE

Canadian French coulée, from French, flowing, flow of lava, from couler to flow, from Old French, from Latin colare to strain, from colum sieve
First Known Use: 1807

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