beaver dam

noun

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: a dam built by beavers There's a beaver dam in the stream behind my house.

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“Beaver dam.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beaver%20dam. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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