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subirrigate

[ suhb-ir-i-geyt ]
/ s蕦b藞瑟r 瑟藢ge瑟t /
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verb (used with object), sub路ir路ri路gat路ed, sub路ir路ri路gat路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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Origin of subirrigate

An Americanism dating back to 1900鈥05; sub- + irrigate

OTHER WORDS FROM subirrigate

sub路ir路ri路ga路tion, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for subirrigate

subirrigate
/ (s蕦b藞瑟r瑟藢伞e瑟t) /

verb
to irrigate (land) by means of an underground system of pipe lines or by natural moisture in the subsoil

Derived forms of subirrigate

subirrigation, noun
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