Runnel Definition

rŭnəl
runnels
noun
runnels
A small stream; rivulet.
Webster's New World
A small channel or watercourse.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Runnel

Noun

Singular:
runnel
Plural:
runnels

Origin of Runnel

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

    From Wiktionary

  • 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

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