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tributary

noun

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  1. a stream that flows into a larger body of water <the Amazon and its more than 1,000 known tributaries form the world's largest drainage basin> Synonyms affluent, bayou, branch, confluent, feeder, influent Related Words backwater; brook, brooklet, creek, rill, rivulet, run [chiefly Midland], streamlet; fountainhead, head, headstream, headwater, source Antonyms distributary, effluent




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