a cavity at the foot of a cliff formed by the falling action of an intermittent stream.
a plunge basin.
DISCOVER THE INFLUENCE OF PORTUGUESE ON ENGLISH VIA THIS QUIZ!
We’ve gathered some interesting words donated to English from Portuguese … as well as some that just don’t translate at all. Do you know what they mean?
Question 1 of 11
Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Origin of water pocket
First recorded in 1885–90
Words nearby water pocket
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Example sentences from the Web for water pocket
In the morning, therefore, a number secreted themselves near the edge of the water-pocket.The Romance of the Colorado River|Frederick S. Dellenbaugh