barbed tributary


noun

a tributary that joins its mainstream in an upstream direction rather than in the more common downstream direction.

Nearby words

  1. barbe,
  2. barbecue,
  3. barbecue sauce,
  4. barbecue stopper,
  5. barbed,
  6. barbed wire,
  7. barbed-wire grass,
  8. barbel,
  9. barbell,
  10. barbellate

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