in the Southwest, an irrigation canal
Origin of acequiaSpanish from Arabic as-s?qiya from al-s?qiya, feminine present participle of saq?, to give to drink, irrigate
An irrigation canal.
Origin of acequiaSpanish from Arabic as-sāqiya al- the sāqiya irrigation ditch feminine active participle of saqā to give to drink šqy
From the Spanish; ultimately from Classical Arabic verb سقى (saqā, “to irrigate”).