bird-foot delta

noun

Definition of bird-foot delta

: a delta (such as that of the Mississippi river) having many levee-bordered channels extending seaward like outstretched claws

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“Bird-foot delta.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bird-foot%20delta. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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