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(English) Wide brackish mouth of a river where tide meets current; transitional environments between fresh water and salt water. (See also: estuarine, brackish, flood tide)
(French) Bouche saumâtre large d'une rivière où la marée rencontre le courant; environnements transitionnels entre eau douce et eau salée. (See also: estuarine, brackish, flood tide)
(Portuguese) Grande zona de águas salobras onde as marés contactam a corrente dos rios. (See also: estuarine, brackish, flood tide)

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