headwater

headwater
the upper reach of a tributary in a drainage basin

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  • headwater — noun Date: 1787 the source of a stream usually used in plural …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • headwater — head·wa·ter (hĕdʹwô tər, wŏt ər) n. The water from which a river rises; a source. Often used in the plural. * * * …   Universalium

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