cunette

noun
cu·nette | \ kyüˈnet \
plural -s

Definition of cunette 

1 : a channel of small cross section dug in the bottom of a much larger channel or conduit to concentrate the flow at low-water stages

2 : a reinforcement of a canal bank constructed of piles and planking

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History and Etymology for cunette

French, from Italian cunetta, alteration (resulting from incorrect division, la- being taken as la, feminine definite article) of lacunetta, diminutive of lacuna pond, from Latin

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