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distributary

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noun, dis·trib·u·tary \di-ˈstri-byə-ˌter-ē, -ˌte-rē\

Definition of distributary

plural distributaries

  1. :  a river branch flowing away from the main stream



1863

First Known Use of distributary

1863


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