/ˈɪrəgeɪtɪv/ (say 'iruhgaytiv)

serving for or relating to irrigation.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • irrigative — /ir i gay tiv/, adj. serving for or pertaining to irrigation. [1860 65; IRRIGATE + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • irrigative — ir·ri·ga·tive …   English syllables

  • irrigative — ˈirəˌgād.iv adjective : irrigational …   Useful english dictionary

  • Guadalquivir River — Arabic Wādī al Kabīr ancient Baetis River, southern Spain. Rising in the mountains of Jaén province, it flows west 408 mi (657 km) to empty into the Gulf of Cádiz. Spain s second longest river, its natural environment is one of the most varied in …   Universalium

  • irrigate — [ir′ə gāt΄] vt. irrigated, irrigating [< L irrigatus, pp. of irrigare, to bring water to or upon < in , in, to, upon + rigare, to water, moisten: see RAIN] 1. to refresh by or as by watering 2. to supply (land) with water by means of… …   English World dictionary

  • irrigate — 1 a water (land) by means of channels. b (of a stream etc.) supply (land) with water. 2 Med. supply (a wound etc.) with a constant flow of liquid. 3 refresh as with moisture. Derivatives: irrigable adj. irrigation n. irrigative adj.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ir|rig|u|ous — «ih RIHG yu uhs», adjective. Archaic. 1. well watered; moist; wet: »The flowery lap Of some irriguous valley (Milton). 2. watering; irrigative. ╂[< Latin irriguus (w …   Useful english dictionary

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