aigues mortes

plural noun

Definition of aigues mortes 

obsolete

: stagnant waters left by a river when it changes its channel — compare cutoff sense 4a

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First Known Use of aigues mortes

1882, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aigues mortes

French, literally, dead waters

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