[ ahr-tee-zhuhn ]

  1. noting, pertaining to, or characteristic of an artesian well.

Origin of artesian

1820–30; <French artésien pertaining to Artois (Old French Arteis Artois + -ien-ian), after the wells of this kind in the region

Other words from artesian

  • sub·ar·te·sian, adjective

Words Nearby artesian Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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