Freshet meaning

frĕshĭt
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A sudden overflow of a stream resulting from a heavy rain or a thaw.
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A stream of fresh water that empties into a body of salt water.
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A stream or rush of fresh water flowing into the sea.
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A sudden overflowing of a stream because of melting snow or heavy rain.
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A flood resulting from heavy rain or a spring thaw.
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(poetic) A small stream, especially one flowing into the sea.
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Origin of freshet

  • From Old French freschete, a diminutive of fres (“fresh”) via its feminine form fresche.

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