Meaning of “tributary” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “tributary” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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tributarynoun [ C ]

us /ˈtrɪb·jəˌter·i/

a river or stream that flows into a larger river or lake:

The Misssouri River is a tributary of the Mississipi River

(Definition of “tributary” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)