[ suhb-ir-i-geyt ]
/ sʌbˈɪr ɪˌgeɪt /
verb (used with object), sub·ir·ri·gat·ed, sub·ir·ri·gat·ing.
to irrigate beneath the surface of the ground, as with water passing through a system of underground porous pipes or transmitted through the subsoil from ditches, etc.
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OTHER WORDS FROM subirrigatesub·ir·ri·ga·tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for subirrigate
/ (sʌbˈɪrɪˌɡeɪt) /
to irrigate (land) by means of an underground system of pipe lines or by natural moisture in the subsoil
Derived forms of subirrigatesubirrigation, noun
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