Meaning of tributary

Definition of tributary

(adj) (of a stream) flowing into a larger stream
paying tribute; "a tributary colony"
tending to bring about; being partly responsible for; "working conditions are not conducive to productivity"; "the seaport was a contributing factor in the growth of the city"; "a contributory factor"
(noun) a branch that flows into the main stream

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