artesian

[ ahr-tee-zhuh n ]
/ ɑrˈti ʒən /

adjective

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
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