wye

noun
\ ˈwī How to pronounce wye (audio) \

Definition of wye

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a Y-shaped part or object
2 : the letter y

Wye

geographical name
\ ˈwī How to pronounce Wye (audio) \

Definition of Wye (Entry 2 of 2)

river 130 miles (209 kilometers) long in eastern Wales and western England flowing into the Severn River

First Known Use of wye

Noun

1818, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Wye.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wye. Accessed 20 Feb. 2020.

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