What does arroyo mean?

Definitions for arroyoəˈrɔɪ oʊ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word arroyo.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. arroyo(noun)

    a stream or brook


  1. arroyo(Noun)

    A water course; a rivulet.

  2. Origin: From arroyo.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Arroyo(noun)

    a water course; a rivulet

  2. Arroyo(noun)

    the dry bed of a small stream

  3. Origin: [Sp., fr. LL. arrogium; cf. Gr. river, stream, fr. to flow.]


  1. Arroyo

    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.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of arroyo in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of arroyo in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Ventana Wildlife Society:

    This pair of condors is suspected of nesting in a remote portion of the Ventana Wilderness in the Arroyo Seco drainage, biologists have never entered the nest because of the area's inaccessibility.

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