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wa·di

also wa·dy  (wä′dē)
n. pl. wa·dis also wa·dies
1.
a. A valley, gully, or streambed in northern Africa and southwest Asia that remains dry except during the rainy season.
b. A stream that flows through such a channel.
2. An oasis.

[Arabic wādi; see wdy in Semitic roots.]

wadi

(ˈwɒdɪ) or

wady

n, pl -dies
(Physical Geography) a watercourse in N Africa and Arabia, dry except in the rainy season
[C19: from Arabic]

wa•di

or wa•dy

(ˈwɑ di)

n., pl. -dis or -dies. (in Arabia, Syria, northern Africa, etc.)
1. the channel of a watercourse that is dry except during periods of rainfall.
2. the watercourse itself.
[1830–40; < Arabic wādī]

wa·di

(wä′dē)
A gully or streambed in northern Africa and southwest Asia that remains dry except during the rainy season.

wadi

A normally dry desert watercourse.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.wadi - gully or streambed in northern Africa and the Middle East that remains dry except during rainy seasonwadi - gully or streambed in northern Africa and the Middle East that remains dry except during rainy season
gully - deep ditch cut by running water (especially after a prolonged downpour)
Translations

wadi

nWadi nt

wadi

[ˈwɒdɪ] nuadi m inv
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