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rivulet

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noun riv·u·let \ˈri-vyə-lət, -və-\

Simple Definition of rivulet

  • : a small stream of water or liquid

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of rivulet

  1. :  a small stream

Examples of rivulet in a sentence

  1. <small rivulets trickled down the side of the cliff>



Origin of rivulet

Italian rivoletto, diminutive of rivolo, from Latin rivulus, diminutive of rivus stream — more at run


First Known Use: 1587


RIVULET Defined for Kids

rivulet

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noun riv·u·let \ˈri-vyə-lət\

Definition of rivulet for Students

  1. :  a small stream





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