rivulet

[ riv-yuh-lit ]
/ ˈrɪv yə lɪt /

noun

a small stream; streamlet; brook.

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Origin of rivulet

1580–90; earlier rivolet < Italian rivoletto, diminutive of rivolo < Latin rīvulus small stream
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rivulet
/ (ˈrɪvjʊlɪt) /

noun

a small stream

Word Origin for rivulet

C16: from Italian rivoletto, from Latin rīvulus, from rīvus stream
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