Definition of


  1. (noun, object) a swampy arm or slow-moving outlet of a lake (term used mainly in Mississippi and Louisiana)

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Alternate forms of Bayou

Hypernyms: lake

Origin of the word Bayou

  1. 1766, via Louisiana Fr., from Choctaw bayuk "small stream." more

via Online Etymology Dictionary, ©2001 Douglas Harper

Words that sound like Bayou

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