plural of affluent
as in tributaries
a stream that flows into a larger body of water the Nipigon and the St. Louis rivers are affluents of Lake Superior

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“Affluents.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/affluents. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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