irriguous

[ ih-rig-yoo-uh s ]
/ ɪˈrɪg yu əs /

adjective Archaic.

well-watered, as land.

Nearby words

  1. irrevocable,
  2. irrigable,
  3. irrigate,
  4. irrigation,
  5. irrigative,
  6. irritability,
  7. irritable,
  8. irritable bowel syndrome,
  9. irritable heart,
  10. irritant

Origin of irriguous

1645–55; < Latin irriguus, equivalent to irrig(āre) to wet (see irrigate) + -uus deverbal adj. suffix

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British Dictionary definitions for irriguous

irriguous

/ (ɪˈrɪɡjʊəs) /

adjective

archaic, or poetic well-watered; watery

Word Origin for irriguous

C17: from Latin irriguus supplied with water, from riguus watered; see irrigate

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