Estuarial



[es-choo-er-ee] /ˈɛs tʃuˌɛr i/

noun, plural estuaries.
1.
that part of the mouth or lower course of a river in which the river’s current meets the sea’s tide.
2.
an arm or inlet of the sea at the lower end of a river.
/ˈɛstjʊərɪ/
noun (pl) -aries
1.
the widening channel of a river where it nears the sea, with a mixing of fresh water and salt (tidal) water
2.
an inlet of the sea
n.

1530s, from Latin aestuarium “a tidal marsh or opening,” from aestus “boiling (of the sea), tide, heat,” from PIE *aidh- “to burn” (see edifice). Related: Estuaries; estuarine.
estuary
(ěs’ch-ěr’ē)

estuary [(es-chooh-er-ee)]

A wide body of water formed where a large river meets the sea. It contains both fresh and salt water.

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