interfluve

noun

in·​ter·​fluve ˈin-tər-ˌflüv How to pronounce interfluve (audio)
: the area between adjacent streams flowing in the same direction

Word History

Etymology

inter- + Latin fluvius river — more at fluvial

First Known Use

1895, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of interfluve was in 1895

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Cite this Entry

“Interfluve.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interfluve. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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