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intr.v. dis·em·bogued, dis·em·bogu·ing, dis·em·bogues
To flow out or empty, as water from a channel: "the river whose dirty waters disembogue into the harbor" (John Updike).
[From Spanish desembogue, mouth of a river, from desembocar, to flow out : des-, reversal (from Latin dis-; see dis-) + embocar, to put into the mouth (en-, in from Latin in-; see in-2 + boca, mouth, from Latin bucca, cheek).]
vb, -bogues, -boguing or -bogued
1. (Physical Geography) (of a river, stream, etc) to discharge (water) at the mouth
2. (intr) to flow out
[C16: from Spanish desembocar, from des- dis-1 + embocar put into the mouth, from em- in + boca mouth, from Latin bucca cheek]
v.i. -bogued, -bogu•ing.
to discharge contents by pouring forth.
Past participle: disembogued