Geol. of, having to do with, or being groundwater
Origin of phreatic; from French phréatique ; from Classical Greek phrear, a well: see phreatophyte
Of or relating to groundwater.
Origin of phreaticFrom Greek phrear, phreat-, well, spring; see bhreu- in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more phreatic, superlative most phreatic)
- (geology) Of or pertaining to ground water
From Ancient Greek stem of Ï†ÏÎÎ±Ï (phrear, “well, spring")