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noun (wikipedia, reservoir, reservoir (water))
  1. A place where anything is kept in store; especially, a place where water is collected and kept for use when wanted, as to supply a fountain, a canal, or a city by means of aqueducts.
  2. A small intercellular space, often containing resin, essential oil, or some other secreted matter.
  3. A supply or source of something.
Translations: 
  • German: Reservoir
  • Spanish: represa , depósito , reserva , alberca , estanque
Etymology: From réservoir, from réserver 'to reserve, keep'.


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