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headstream

[ hed-streem ]
/ ˈhɛdˌstrim /
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noun
a stream that is the source, or one of the sources, of a river.
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Origin of headstream

First recorded in 1810–20; head + stream
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British Dictionary definitions for headstream

headstream
/ (ˈhɛdˌstriːm) /

noun
a stream that is the source or a source of a river
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