riverbed

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
See also: river-bed and river bed

English[edit]

Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

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.

Synonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Translations[edit]