irrigable

[ ir-i-guh-buh l ]
/ ˈɪr ɪ gə bəl /
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adjective

capable of being irrigated.

Nearby words

  1. irreverence,
  2. irreverent,
  3. irreversible,
  4. irreversible pulpitis,
  5. irrevocable,
  6. irrigate,
  7. irrigation,
  8. irrigative,
  9. irriguous,
  10. irritability

Origin of irrigable

First recorded in 1835–45; irrig(ate) + -able

Related formsir·ri·ga·bly, adverbnon·ir·ri·ga·ble, adjectiveun·ir·ri·ga·ble, adjective

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Word Origin and History for irrigable

irrigable

adj.

1844, from stem of irrigate (v.) + -able.

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