arroyo

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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 stream bed, a gulch which temporarily or seasonally fills and flows (after sufficient rain).
  2. Any water course; any rivulet (whether it flows year-round or only seasonally).

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish

Noun[edit]

arroyo m ‎(plural arroyos)

  1. arroyo

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *arrugium, from Latin arrugia(mineshaft), of Iberian origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

arroyo m ‎(plural arroyos)

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