brown water

1 of 2

noun

: an inland or coastal waterway especially when murky or colored brown by silt, tannins, or pollutants compare blue water

brown-water

2 of 2

adjective

: of, relating to, operating in, or characteristic of brown waters
a brown-water navy

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“Brown water.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/brown%20water. Accessed 5 Feb. 2023.

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