riverbed

noun riv·er·bed \ ˈri-vər-ˌbed \
|Updated on: 16 Aug 2018

Definition of riverbed

: the channel occupied by a river

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First Known Use of riverbed

1781

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Definition of riverbed for English Language Learners

  • : the ground at the bottom of a river



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