Runnel meaning

rŭnəl
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A rivulet; a brook.
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A narrow channel or course, as for water.
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A small stream; rivulet.
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A small channel or watercourse.
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A small stream, a rivulet.
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Origin of runnel

  • Middle English rynel from Old English from rinnan to run rei- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • An alteration of an earlier form rinel (from Old English rynel, by assimilation with run, equivalent to run +"Ž -el.

    From Wiktionary