riverbed

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See also: river-bed and river bed

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Etymology[edit]

From river +‎ bed. Compare Dutch rivierbedding ‎(riverbed), German Flussbett ‎(riverbed), Swedish flodbädd ‎(riverbed).

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  • (US) enPR: rĭvʹər-bĕd', IPA(key): /ˈɹɪvɚˌbɛd/
  • Hyphenation: riv‧er‧bed

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riverbed ‎(plural riverbeds)

  1. The path where a river runs, or where a river once ran; the bottom earthen part of a river, not including the riverbanks.

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