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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Spanish; ultimately from Classical Arabic verb سَقَى(saqā, to irrigate).

NounEdit

acequia (plural acequias)

  1. (used in the Southwestern US or in reference to Spain, chiefly agriculture) An acequia, an irrigation ditch.

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Arabic سَاقِيَة(sāqiya, irrigation), from سَقَى(saqā, to irrigate).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

acequia f (plural acequias)

  1. (agriculture) irrigation ditch

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