noun \di-ˈstri-byə-ˌter-ē, -ˌte-rē\
plural dis·trib·u·tar·ies

Definition of DISTRIBUTARY

:  a river branch flowing away from the main stream

First Known Use of DISTRIBUTARY



Next Word in the Dictionary: distribute
Previous Word in the Dictionary: distributable
All Words Near: distributary

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up distributary? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More