Translation of "oxbow lake" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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oxbow lakenoun [ C ]

uk /ˌɒks.bəʊ ˈleɪk/ us /ˌɑːks.boʊ ˈleɪk/ specialized

a curved lake that was originally a bend in a river but became separated when the river took a new, straighter course

牛轭湖(当河流出现新的,更直的流向时,原有的河流弯曲处分离, 形成湖泊)

(Translation of “oxbow lake” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)