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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A branch that flows into the main stream.

Usage examples (41)
  • Greatness means leading the way.- No stream is large and copious of itself, but becomes great by receiving and leading on so many tributary streams.
  • A tributary colony
  • Students rally to name tributary after late science teacher
  • A tributary is a smaller river that flows into the main channel for more
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