resaca

noun

re·​saca
rə̇ˈsakə
plural -s
Southwest
: the dry channel or the former often marshy course of a stream

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Resaca.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/resaca. Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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