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

Word History

First Known Use

1818, in the meaning defined at sense 2

Time Traveler
The first known use of wye was in 1818

Dictionary Entries Near wye

Cite this Entry

“Wye.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wye. Accessed 22 Sep. 2023.

Geographical Definition


geographical name

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