Variant of irrigate
- to refresh by or as by watering
- to supply (land) with water by means of ditches or artificial channels or by sprinklers
- Med. to wash out or flush (a cavity, wound, etc.) with water or other fluid
Origin: from Classical Latin irrigatus, past participle of irrigare, to bring water to or upon from in-, in, to, upon plush rigare, to water, moisten: see rain
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