sluit

noun \ˈslüt\

Definition of sluit

plural

-s

chiefly Africa

  1. :  a deep usually dry ditch produced by the washing of heavy rains in a large natural fissure :  gully, gulch

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Origin and Etymology of sluit

Afrikaans, from Dutch sloot ditch, from Middle Dutch; akin to Middle Low German slōt ditch, puddle, bog, Old Frisian slāt, Swedish dialect slota to be putrid, Middle English sloor mud — more at slur


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