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a·qui·fer

aquifer

 
pronunciation:
ae kwI fr
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part of speech: noun
definition: a layer of rock, sand, or gravel that contains water from which wells and springs are supplied.
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The word aquifer contains the following parts:
aqu, aqua Latin root that means water
synonyms:
hydr, hydro
 
fer, lat2, -late Latin root that means carry, bring
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See also -iferous and -fic