subirrigate

subirrigate

[suhb-ir-i-geyt]
verb (used with object), subirrigated, subirrigating.
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.

Origin:
1900–05, Americanism; sub- + irrigate

subirrigation, noun
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subirrigate (sʌbˈɪrɪˌɡeɪt)
 
vb
to irrigate (land) by means of an underground system of pipe lines or by natural moisture in the subsoil
 
subirri'gation
 
n

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