Tributariness Trib"u*ta*ri*ness, n. The quality or state of being tributary. [1913 Webster]

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  • tributariness — tribˈutariness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑tribute …   Useful english dictionary

  • tributary — n. & adj. n. (pl. ies) 1 a river or stream flowing into a larger river or lake. 2 hist. a person or State paying or subject to tribute. adj. 1 (of a river etc.) that is a tributary. 2 hist. a paying tribute. b serving as tribute. Derivatives:… …   Useful english dictionary

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