spruit

[ sproot, spreyt ]
/ sprut, spreɪt /

noun

(in southern Africa) a small stream.

Origin of spruit

1860–65; < Afrikaans < Dutch spruit sprout
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British Dictionary definitions for spruit

spruit
/ (spreɪt) /

noun

Southern African a small tributary stream or watercourse

Word Origin for spruit

Afrikaans spruit offshoot, tributary
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