Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The water from which a river rises; a source.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One of the upper tributaries of a river: usually in the plural. Also used adjectively.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The source and upper part of a stream; -- commonly used in the plural.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The source (and the initial part) of a stream

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

  • noun the source of a river

Etymologies

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head + water

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