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See also: river-bed and river bed

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EtymologyEdit

From river +‎ bed. Compare Dutch rivierbedding (riverbed), German Flussbett (riverbed), Swedish flodbädd (riverbed).

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) enPR: rĭvʹər-bĕd', IPA(key): /ˈɹɪvɚˌbɛd/
  • Hyphenation: riv‧er‧bed

NounEdit

riverbed (plural riverbeds)

  1. The path where a river runs, or where a river once ran; the bottom earthen part of a river, not including the riverbanks.

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