un·​ir·​ri·​gat·​ed | \ ˌən-ˈir-ə-ˌgā-təd How to pronounce unirrigated (audio) \

Definition of unirrigated

: not supplied with water by irrigation : not irrigated unirrigated land/crops

Examples of unirrigated in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But Arvizu, 68, told him the pasture would soon lie fallow — brown like the unirrigated land that surrounded it. Los Angeles Times, 1 Aug. 2021 Some of these plant selections, as well as many other drought-tolerant plants, can be found at local nurseries and be planted in unirrigated areas of the landscape as a way to decrease water use in gardens. oregonlive, 3 June 2021

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First Known Use of unirrigated

1805, in the meaning defined above

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“Unirrigated.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unirrigated. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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