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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A swampy arm or slow-moving outlet of a lake (term used mainly in Mississippi and Louisiana)..

Usage examples (38)
  • Many bayous are the home of crawfish, certain species of shrimp, other shellfish, and catfish
  • The bayou is a French word meaning slow-moving waterway.
  • It's what they call a bayou in parts of Louisiana and Texas.
  • State had something this big to celebrate, Dale Brown was storming the sidelines in bayou country. for more
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