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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Irrigate  \Ir"ri*gate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Irrigated};  p.  pr  & 
  vb  n.  {Irrigating}.]  [L.  irrigatus  p.  p.  of  irrigare  to 
  irrigate:  ir-  in  +  rigare  to  water;  prob.  akin  to  E.  rain. 
  See  {Rain}.] 
  1.  To  water;  to  wet;  to  moisten  with  running  or  dropping 
  water;  to  bedew. 
 
  2.  (Agric.)  To  water,  as  land,  by  causing  a  stream  to  flow 
  upon  over  or  through  it  as  in  artificial  channels. 




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