sandbank

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Etymology[edit]

From sand +‎ bank. Compare Dutch zandbank (sandbank, shoal), German Sandbank (sandbank, sandbar, shoal), Swedish sandbank (sandbank, bar).

Noun[edit]

sandbank (plural sandbanks)

  1. A ridge of sand along a shore that is partially or totally submerged and thus a hazard to shipping.

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