rainwash

noun

rain·​wash ˈrān-ˌwȯsh How to pronounce rainwash (audio)
-ˌwäsh
: the washing away of material by rain
also : the material so washed away

Word History

First Known Use

1863, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of rainwash was in 1863

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“Rainwash.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rainwash. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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