Simple Definition of artesian well
: a place in the ground where water flows up to the surface because of natural pressure
Full Definition of artesian well
1 : a well in which water is under pressure; especially : one in which the water flows to the surface naturally
2 : a deep well
Origin of artesian well
French artésien, literally, of Artois, from Old French, from Arteis Artois, France
First Known Use: 1835
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