rainspout

noun
rain·​spout | \ ˈrān-ˌspau̇t How to pronounce rainspout (audio) \

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Examples of rainspout in a Sentence

heavy rains had left a large puddle at the base of the rainspout

First Known Use of rainspout

1720, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of rainspout was in 1720

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“Rainspout.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rainspout. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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