subirrigation

noun
sub·​ir·​ri·​ga·​tion | \ ˌsəb-ˌir-ə-ˈgā-shən How to pronounce subirrigation (audio) \

Definition of subirrigation

: irrigation below the surface (as by a periodic rise of the water table or by a system of underground porous pipes)

Other Words from subirrigation

subirrigate \ ˌsəb-​ˈir-​ə-​ˌgāt How to pronounce subirrigate (audio) \ transitive verb

First Known Use of subirrigation

1835, in the meaning defined above

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“Subirrigation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subirrigation. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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