interfluve

noun
in·​ter·​fluve | \ ˈin-tər-ˌflüv How to pronounce interfluve (audio) \

Definition of interfluve

: the area between adjacent streams flowing in the same direction

First Known Use of interfluve

1895, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for interfluve

inter- + Latin fluvius river — more at fluvial

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The first known use of interfluve was in 1895

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“Interfluve.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interfluve. Accessed 21 Oct. 2020.

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