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subirrigate

[suhb-ir-i-geyt] /sʌbˈɪr ɪˌgeɪt/
verb (used with object), subirrigated, subirrigating.
1.
to irrigate beneath the surface of the ground, as with water passing through a system of underground porous pipes or transmitted through the subsoil from ditches, etc.
Origin of subirrigate
1900-1905
An Americanism dating back to 1900-05; sub- + irrigate
Related forms
subirrigation, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for subirrigate

subirrigate

/sʌbˈɪrɪˌɡeɪt/
verb
1.
to irrigate (land) by means of an underground system of pipe lines or by natural moisture in the subsoil
Derived Forms
subirrigation, noun
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