Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

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

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

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

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

  • noun a long narrow lagoon near the mouth of a river

Etymologies

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

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