subwater

transitive verb
sub·​water | \ ¦səb+ \

Definition of subwater

: to furnish water to (plants) below the surface of the ground so that the water rises about the roots by capillary attraction : subirrigate

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sub- + water

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“Subwater.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subwater. Accessed 4 Mar. 2021.

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