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noun: A narrow, steep-sided watercourse, usually dry except after rain.
From Spanish arroyo, from Latin arrugia (mine shaft). Earliest documented use: 1845.
"A wooden bridge took us across an arroyo and into a grassy area."
Gene Sager; In Touch With Nature; Natural Life (Toronto, Canada); Jan/Feb 2014.
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