spruit

noun
\ ˈsprüt, -rāt \
plural -s

Definition of spruit

: a small often dry tributary stream in southern Africa

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History and Etymology for spruit

Afrikaans, shoot, small stream, from Middle Dutch sprute, from spruten to sprout

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“Spruit.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spruit. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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