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spruit

[sproot, spreyt] /sprut, spreɪt/
noun
1.
(in southern Africa) a small stream.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; < Afrikaans < Dutch spruit sprout
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spruit

/spreɪt/
noun
1.
(South African) a small tributary stream or watercourse
Word Origin
Afrikaans spruit offshoot, tributary
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