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Meaning of RIVULET

Pronunciation:  'rivyulit

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a small stream
 

RIVULET is a 7 letter word that starts with R.

 

 Synonyms: rill, run, runnel, streamlet
 
 See Also: stream, watercourse

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Riv"u*let\, n. [Earlier rivolet, It. rivoletto, a dim.
fr. rivolo, L. rivulus, dim. of rivus a brook. CF. {Rival},
{Rite}.]
A small stream or brook; a streamlet.

      By fountain or by shady rivulet He sought them.
                                               --Milton.

 

 

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