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Meaning of ARROYO

Pronunciation:  u'royow

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  (southwestern United States) a stream or brook
 

ARROYO is a 6 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: gully

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Ar*roy"o\, n.; pl. {Arroyos}. [Sp., fr. LL. arrogium;
cf. Gr. ? river, stream, fr. ? to flow.]
1. A water course; a rivulet.

2. The dry bed of a small stream. [Western U. S.]

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. A gully, ravine, or canyon created by a perennial or intermittent stream, with characteristic steep slopes frequently covered with vegetation.
  2. Waterway of ephemeral stream deeply carved in rock or ancient alluvium.
 

 

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