water-sick

[ waw-ter-sik, wot-er- ]
/ ˈwɔ tərˌsɪk, ˈwɒt ər- /

adjective Agriculture.

(of soil) unproductive due to excessive watering or salt residues from irrigation.
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British Dictionary definitions for water-sick

water-sick


adjective

(of land) made infertile or uncultivable by excessive irrigation
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