Bayou

Definition of Bayou

Bay´ou
n.1.An inlet from the Gulf of Mexico, from a lake, or from a large river, sometimes sluggish, sometimes without perceptible movement except from tide and wind.
A dark slender thread of a bayou moves loiteringly northeastward into a swamp of huge cypresses.
- G. W. Cable.

Related Words

affluent, arm, armlet, bay, belt, bight, billabong, boca, branch, confluent, confluent stream, cove, creek, dendritic drainage pattern, effluent, estuary, euripus, feeder, fjord, fork, frith, gulf, gut, harbor, inlet, kyle, loch, mouth, narrow, narrow seas, narrows, natural harbor, prong, reach, road, roads, roadstead, slough, sound, strait, straits, tributary
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