wadi

noun wa·di \ ˈwä-dē \
|Updated on: 30 Jun 2018

Definition of wadi

1 : the bed or valley of a stream in regions of southwestern Asia and northern Africa that is usually dry except during the rainy season and that often forms an oasis : gully, wash
2 : a shallow usually sharply defined depression in a desert region

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Origin and Etymology of wadi

Arabic wādi


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