Meaning of AQUEDUCT in English



Pronunciation: ' a-kw ə - ˌ d ə kt

Function: noun

Etymology: Latin aquaeductus, from aquae (gen. of aqua ) + ductus act of leading ― more at DUCT

Date: 1538

1 a : a conduit for water especially : one for carrying a large quantity of flowing water b : a structure for conveying a canal over a river or hollow

2 : a canal or passage in a part or organ

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