debouch


de·bouch

verb \di-ˈbach, -ˈbüsh, dē-\

Definition of DEBOUCH

transitive verb
:  to cause to emerge :  discharge
intransitive verb
1
:  to march out into open ground <troops debouching from the town>
2
:  emerge, issue <rivers debouching into the sea>
de·bouch·ment \-mənt\ noun

Origin of DEBOUCH

French déboucher, from dé- de- + bouche mouth, from Old French boche, from Latin bucca cheek
First Known Use: 1745

Rhymes with DEBOUCH

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