acequia

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noun ace·quia \ə-ˈsā-kē-ə, ä-\

Definition of acequia

Southwest

  1. :  an irrigation ditch or canal

Origin and Etymology of acequia

Spanish, from Arabic al-sāqiya the irrigation ditch


First Known Use: 1811


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of acequia


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