Tiber

called The Yellow Tiber, because it is discoloured with yellow mud.

“Verticlbus rapidis, et multa flavus arena.” Virgil: AEneid, vii. 31.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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