bay bar

noun
variants: or bay barrier

Definition of bay bar

: a bank of sand or of sand and gravel deposited by waves and currents across the mouth of a bay so that the bay is no longer connected or is connected only by a narrow outlet with the main body of water

called also baymouth bar

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“Bay bar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bay%20bar. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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