irrigable

adjective
ir·​ri·​ga·​ble | \ ˈir-ə-gə-bəl How to pronounce irrigable (audio) \

Definition of irrigable

: suitable for irrigation irrigable land

Examples of irrigable in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Some people critical of water transfer deals, like Noble, say that buying up irrigable land is one way to gain influence on these boards, ultimately paving the way for more transfers. Ian James, The Arizona Republic, 17 Apr. 2021 The fractured red wall of the Wingate Sandstone lifted and pulled away from the river, creating a tiny, isolated pocket of irrigable fields with a grid of fruit trees between river and cliff. The Salt Lake Tribune, 21 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of irrigable

1844, in the meaning defined above

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“Irrigable.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/irrigable. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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