See more synonyms for snye on Thesaurus.com noun Canadian (chiefly Ontario ).
- a backwater.
- a side-channel, especially one that later rejoins the main stream.
- a channel joining two rivers.
Origin of snye
probably < Canadian French chenail, chenal
channel, French chenal,
blend of Old French chanel, chenel channel1
and canal canal
Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018
British Dictionary definitions for snye
- Canadian a side channel of a river
from Canadian French chenail, from French chenal channel 1
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