Translation of riverbed in Spanish:

riverbed

lecho, n.

Pronunciation /ˈrɪvərˌbɛd//ˈrɪvəbɛd/

noun

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    (de un río) lecho masculine
    • The water that flows over the cascading riverbeds here appears dark copper because the earth is filled with iron.
    • He knelt down near the riverbed and put water over his face.
    • Whether it is a streak of water flowing down a dry riverbed or a cast shadow disrupting the almost monochrome field is unclear.
    • I'd never admit it, but I knew that the desert hid old riverbeds that could quickly flood in such a downpour, so it was quite stupid that I was intending to go there.
    • Once they receive word that the river has dried, they head out to the riverbed and scoop minnows out of isolated pools.
    • Also, as more water flows, parts of the riverbed break away.
    • Once a year, like clockwork, the Old Delhi dam is opened, flooding the dry riverbeds.
    • His boots tell the tale of countless treks up and down the sunbaked gravel and silt of the Gila's riverbed.
    • In severe drought years some reaches of the riverbed dried up completely, resulting in lasting habitat damage.