What does distributary mean?

distributary meaning in General Dictionary

maintaining circulate or perhaps distributed that distributes distributive

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  • a branch of a river that moves from the main stream and will not rejoin it
  • Tending to distribute or be distributed; that distributes; distributive.

distributary meaning in General Dictionary

(a.) looking after distribute or be distributed; that distributes; distributive.


Sentence Examples with the word distributary

Turning from the basin of the Indus to that of the Ganges, the commissioners appointed to report on the famine of1896-1897found that in the country between the Ganges and the Jumna little was left to be done beyond the completion of some distributary channels.

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