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tributarynoun [C]

 us   /ˈtrɪb·jəˌter·i/
a ​river or ​stream that ​flows into a ​largerriver or ​lake: The Misssouri River is a tributary of the Mississipi River
(Definition of tributary from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “tributary”
in Spanish afluente, (adjetivo) tributario…
in Vietnamese sông nhánh…
in Malaysian cawang…
in Thai แม่น้ำสายย่อย…
in French affluent, tributaire…
in German der Nebenfluß, Neben-……
in Chinese (Simplified) (河流或湖泊的)支流…
in Turkish ırmak/dere kolu/ayağı…
in Russian приток…
in Indonesian anak sungai…
in Chinese (Traditional) (河流或湖泊的)支流…
in Polish dopływ…
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