headstream

noun
head·stream | \ˈhed-ˌstrēm \

Definition of headstream 

: a stream that is the source of a river

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head, headwater (usually headwaters), source

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Examples of headstream in a Sentence

the headstreams of the Ganges River arise in the Himalayas

First Known Use of headstream

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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