irrigate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin irrigare.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɪɹəˌɡeɪt/

Verb[edit]

irrigate (third-person singular simple present irrigates, present participle irrigating, simple past and past participle irrigated)

  1. To supply farmland with water, by building ditches, pipes, etc.
    We need to irrigate the land before we plant the crops.
  2. To clean a wound with a fluid.
    The nurse will show you how to irrigate the wound to prevent infection.

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Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

irrigate

  1. second-person plural present indicative of irrigare
  2. second-person plural imperative of irrigare
  3. feminine plural of irrigato

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Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

irrigāte

  1. second-person plural present active imperative of irrigō