Definitions for "Estuary"
A place where water boils up; a spring that wells forth.
A passage, as the mouth of a river or lake, where the tide meets the current; an arm of the sea; a frith.
n. (L. aestuarium, part of the seacoast over which the tide ebbs and flows, from aestus, the tide) an inlet or arm of the sea; especially the wide mouth of a river, where the tide meets the current. pl. estuaries.
Keywords:  delicate, ecosystem
a delicate ecosystem
Keywords:  strata, belonging, formed
Belonging to, or formed in, an estuary; as, estuary strata.
Keywords:  francisco, san
San Francisco Estuary