estuary

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin aestuarium (creek”, “estuary of a river).

NounEdit

estuary (plural estuaries)

  1. Coastal water body where ocean tides and river water merge.
  2. An ocean inlet also fed by fresh river water.

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Last modified on 10 January 2014, at 17:05