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aquifer

aq·ui·fer

aquifer

 
pronunciation:
ae kwI fr
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part of speech: noun
definition: a bed of rock, sand, or gravel that can hold great quantities of water and supplies it to wells and springs.
Word Parts
The word aquifer contains the following parts:
fer, lat2, -late Latin root that means carry, bring
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See also -iferous and -fic