Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun An irrigation canal.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A canal for irrigation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Sp. Amer. A canal or trench for irrigating land.

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  • noun an acequia, an irrigation ditch

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Spanish, from Arabic as-sāqiya : al-, the + sāqiya, irrigation ditch, feminine active participle of saqā, to give to drink; see šqy in Semitic roots.]

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From the Spanish.

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