floodwater

[ fluhd-waw-ter, -wot-er ]
/ ˈflʌdˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ər /

noun

the water that overflows as the result of a flood.

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Origin of floodwater

First recorded in 1785–95; flood + water
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