Meaning of AQUEDUCT in English


[ 'akwɪdʌkt ]

■ noun

1》 a bridge or viaduct carrying a waterway over a valley or other gap.

2》 Anatomy a small duct in the body containing fluid.


C16: from obs. Fr., from L. aquae ductus 'conduit', from aqua 'water' + ducere 'to lead'.

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