resaca

noun re·saca \rə̇ˈsakə\

Definition of resaca

plural

-s

Southwest

  1. :  the dry channel or the former often marshy course of a stream

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Origin and Etymology of resaca

American Spanish, from Spanish resacar to draw back, from re- re- (from Latin) + sacar to draw, take out, perhaps from Latin saccus sack — more at sack


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