artesian well

noun ar·te·sian well \ är-ˈtē-zhən- \
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

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

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Origin and Etymology of artesian well

French artésien, literally, of Artois, from Old French, from Arteis Artois, France


ARTESIAN WELL Defined for English Language Learners

artesian well

noun

Definition of artesian well for English Language Learners

  • : a place in the ground where water flows up to the surface because of natural pressure



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