1. [syn: rivulet, rill, run, runnel, streamlet]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Rivulet \Riv"u*let\, n. [Earlier rivolet, It. rivoletto, a dim.
fr. rivolo, L. rivulus, dim. of rivus a brook. CF. Rival,
A small stream or brook; a streamlet.
By fountain or by shady rivulet
He sought them. --Milton.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: a small stream [syn: rivulet, rill, run, runnel,
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
41 Moby Thesaurus words for "rivulet":
adolescent stream, arroyo, beck, bourn, braided stream, branch,
brook, brooklet, burn, channel, creek, crick, flowing stream,
fluviation, fresh, freshet, gill, kill, lazy stream,
meandering stream, midchannel, midstream, millstream, moving road,
navigable river, race, racing stream, river, run, rundle, runlet,
runnel, sike, spill stream, stream, stream action, streamlet,
subterranean river, wadi, watercourse, waterway