watercourse

[ waw-ter-kawrs, -kohrs, wot-er- ]
/ ˈwɔ tərˌkɔrs, -ˌkoʊrs, ˈwɒt ər- /

noun

a stream of water, as a river or brook.
the bed of a stream that flows only seasonally.
a natural channel conveying water.
a channel or canal made for the conveyance of water.

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Origin of watercourse

First recorded in 1500–10; water + course
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British Dictionary definitions for watercourse

watercourse
/ (ˈwɔːtəˌkɔːs) /

noun

a stream, river, or canal
the channel, bed, or route along which this flows
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