acequia

noun ace·quia \ ə-ˈsā-kē-ə , ä- \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of acequia

Southwest
:an irrigation ditch or canal

Origin and Etymology of acequia

borrowed from Spanish, borrowed from Arabic al-sāqiya, from al, definite article (here as- by assimilation to the following s) + sāqiya "irrigation ditch," from feminine active participle of saqā "to give to drink, irrigate"


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