[ir-i-guh-buh l] /ˈɪr ɪ gə bəl/
capable of being .
1844, from stem of irrigate (v.) + -able.
[ir-i-geyt] /ˈɪr ɪˌgeɪt/ verb (used with object), irrigated, irrigating. 1. to supply (land) with water by artificial means, as by diverting streams, flooding, or spraying. 2. Medicine/Medical. to supply or wash (an orifice, wound, etc.) with a spray or a flow of some liquid. 3. to moisten; wet. /ˈɪrɪˌɡeɪt/ verb 1. to supply (land) with […]
[ir-i-gey-shuh n] /ˌɪr ɪˈgeɪ ʃən/ noun 1. the artificial application of water to land to assist in the production of crops. 2. Medicine/Medical. the flushing or washing out of anything with water or other liquid. 3. the state of being . n. “a supplying of water to land,” 1610s, from Latin irrigationem (nominative irrigatio) “a […]
[ir-i-gey-tiv] /ˈɪr ɪˌgeɪ tɪv/ adjective 1. serving for or pertaining to irrigation.
[ih-rig-yoo-uh s] /ɪˈrɪg yu əs/ adjective, Archaic. 1. well-watered, as land. /ɪˈrɪɡjʊəs/ adjective 1. (archaic or poetic) well-watered; watery