Origin of phreaticfrom French phréatique from Classical Greek phrear, a well: see phreatophyte
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")