irriguous

irriguous

(ɪˈrɪɡjʊəs)
adj
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) archaic or poetic well-watered; watery
[C17: from Latin irriguus supplied with water, from riguus watered; see irrigate]
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He can't say enough about the miracle in the desert: "hackled ridges on both sides--denuded and half barren, curiously thrilling in their nakedness--and Canaan magical, the vale irriguous below--The marvellous freshness and fecundity of the great Sevier valley" (34).