water bag

noun

Definition of water bag 

1 : a bag for holding water especially : one designed to keep water cool for drinking by evaporation through a slightly porous surface

2 : bag of waters used especially of domestic animals

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First Known Use of water bag

1638, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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water bag

noun

Medical Definition of water bag 

: bag of waters used especially of domestic animals

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