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English noun: watercourse

1. watercourse (object) natural or artificial channel through which water flows

Broader (hypernym)channel

2. watercourse (object) a natural body of running water flowing on or under the earth


Broader (hypernym)body of water, water

Narrower (hyponym)branch, brook, creek, headstream, rill, river, rivulet, run, runnel, streamlet, tidal river, tidal stream, tidewater river, tidewater stream

Part holonymcrossing, ford, meander, midstream

3. watercourse (artifact) a conduit through which water flows


Broader (hypernym)way

Narrower (hyponym)canal, flume, headrace, tailrace

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