arroyo

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See also: Arroyo

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish arroyo.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /əˈɹɔɪ.əʊ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /əˈɹɔɪ.oʊ/
  • Hyphenation: ar‧ro‧yo

Noun[edit]

arroyo (plural arroyos)

  1. A dry creek or streambed, a gulch which temporarily or seasonally fills and flows (after sufficient rain).
  2. Any watercourse; any rivulet (whether it flows year-round or only seasonally).

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish arroyo.

Noun[edit]

arroyo m (plural arroyos)

  1. arroyo

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *arrugium, from Latin arrugia (mineshaft), from a pre-Roman substrate of Iberia.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (everywhere but Argentina and Uruguay) /aˈroʝo/, [aˈro.ʝo]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /aˈroʃo/, [aˈro.ʃo]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /aˈroʒo/, [aˈro.ʒo]
  • Hyphenation: a‧rro‧yo
  • Noun[edit]

    arroyo m (plural arroyos)

    1. stream, brook, creek (whether it flows year-round or only seasonally)

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    Descendants[edit]

    • English: arroyo
    • French: arroyo

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