Rivulet meaning

rĭv'yə-lĭt
The definition of a rivulet is a very small stream.

A little stream of water in your back yard that is about 2 feet deep and 2 feet wide and that runs over some rocks down to the lake at the base of a hill is an example of a rivulet.

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A small brook or stream; a streamlet.
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A little stream; brook.
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A small brook or stream; a streamlet.

A rivulet of tears ran down his face.

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Origin of rivulet

Possibly from Italian rivoletto diminutive of rivolo small stream from Latin rīvulus diminutive of rīvus stream rei- in Indo-European roots