Definitions for arroyoəˈrɔɪ oʊ
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a stream or brook
A water course; a rivulet.
Origin: From arroyo.
a water course; a rivulet
the dry bed of a small stream
Origin: [Sp., fr. LL. arrogium; cf. Gr. river, stream, fr. to flow.]
An arroyo, a Spanish word translated as brook, and also called a wash is usually a dry creek or stream bed—gulch that temporarily or seasonally fills and flows after sufficient rain. Wadi is a similar term in Africa. In Spain, a rambla has a similar meaning to arroyo. In Hispanic America any small river might be called arroyo, even if it flows continually all year and is never dry.
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