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tributary

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a stream that flows into a larger body of water
  • the Amazon and its more than 1,000 known tributaries form the world's largest drainage basin

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tributary

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“Tributary.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/tributary. Accessed 26 Sep. 2020.

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