from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The deposit of slime at the mouth of a river.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The deposit of slime at the mouth of a river; slime.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A marsh, usually salt, at the mouth of a river; especially applied to the delta of the Dnieper river, Russia.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a long narrow lagoon near the mouth of a river


French limon ("silt"), from Latin limus ("mud"). (Wiktionary)


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