rivière

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French riviere, from Vulgar Latin *rīpāria (riverbank, seashore, river), from the feminine of Latin rīpārius (of a riverbank), from rīpa (river bank), from Proto-Indo-European *rei- (to scratch, tear, cut).

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rivière f (plural rivières)

  1. A river (a river that flows into another river. A river that flows into an ocean or sea is called a fleuve).

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