wadi

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wa·di

noun \ˈwä-dē\

Definition of WADI

1
:  the bed or valley of a stream in regions of southwestern Asia and northern Africa that is usually dry except during the rainy season and that often forms an oasis :  gully, wash
2
:  a shallow usually sharply defined depression in a desert region

Origin of WADI

Arabic wādi
First Known Use: 1828

Other Geology Terms

anthracite, boulder, cwm, erratic, igneous, intrusive, mesa, sedimentary, silt, swale

Rhymes with WADI

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