Meaning of IRRIGATION in English


— irrigational , adj.

/ir'i gay"sheuhn/ , n.

1. the artificial application of water to land to assist in the production of crops.

2. Med. the flushing or washing out of anything with water or other liquid.

3. the state of being irrigated.

[ 1605-15; irrigation- (s. of irrigatio ). See IRRIGATE, -ION ]

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