karez

noun
ka·​rez | \ käˈrez \
plural karez

Definition of karez

1 : an underground irrigation tunnel bored horizontally into rock slopes in Baluchistan
2 : a system of irrigation by underground tunnels

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History and Etymology for karez

Persian kārez

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“Karez.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/karez. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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