meltwater

[ melt-waw-ter, -wot-er ]
/ ˈmɛltˌwɔ tər, -ˌwɒt ər /

noun

water from melted snow or ice.

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Origin of meltwater

First recorded in 1930–35; melt1 + water
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British Dictionary definitions for meltwater

meltwater
/ (ˈmɛltˌwɔːtə) /

noun

melted snow or ice
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