ground water

or ground·wa·ter

noun
  1. the water beneath the surface of the ground, consisting largely of surface water that has seeped down: the source of water in springs and wells.

Origin of ground water

First recorded in 1885–90
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ground water

noun
  1. underground water that has come mainly from the seepage of surface water and is held in pervious rocks
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