- well-watered, as land.
Origin of irriguous
1645–55; < Latin irriguus, equivalent to irrig(āre) to wet (see irrigate) + -uus deverbal adj. suffix
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- archaic, or poetic well-watered; watery
C17: from Latin irriguus supplied with water, from riguus watered; see irrigate
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