Share this entry

Share this page

spruit

Saltos de línea: spruit
Pronunciación: /spreɪt
 
/

Definición de spruit en inglés:

sustantivo

South African
A small watercourse, typically dry except during the rainy season.
Example sentences
  • If you look closer, you'll see that a myriad of small streams or spruits, trickle through the suburbs, particularly the northern suburbs.
  • The house was surrounded by veld, with a spruit flowing out of the dam, and a long tree-lined avenue running from the present day Beyers Naude Drive to the house.
  • The spruit is considered by some to be the longest tributary of the Limpopo, usually the criterion for sourcing and naming a river.

Origen

Dutch; related to sprout.

Share this entry

Share this page

 

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Obtenga más de Oxford Dictionaries

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium

Palabra del día Sprachgefühl
Pronunciación: ˈʃprɑːxɡəˌfuːl
noun
intuitive understanding of a language’s natural idiom…