Etymology

1. bayou

noun. ['ˈbaɪuː'] a swampy arm or slow-moving outlet of a lake (term used mainly in Mississippi and Louisiana).

Etymology

  • bayou (Cajun French)
  • bayuk (Choctaw)

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How do you pronounce bayou?

Pronounce bayou as baɪu.

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Sentences with bayou


1. Adjective
Some bayou theme parties take place around Mardis Gras, which calls for a slightly grander costume.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Multiple strands of colored beads are another Mardis Gras on the bayou favorite.

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