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distributary

noun

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as in tributary, branch

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The first known use of distributary was in 1863

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“Distributary.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/distributary. Accessed 20 Apr. 2021.

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