What does aquifer mean?

aquifer meaning in General Dictionary

an underground bed or layer yielding ground-water for wells and springs etc because the Oglala aquifer The water within an aquifer are of great age plus in these types of situations may also be called fossil water

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  • underground bed or level yielding ground-water for wells and springs etc

aquifer meaning in Etymology Dictionary

1897, coined from Latin aqui-, comb. form of aqua "water" (see aqua-) + -fer "bearing," from ferre "to keep" (see infer).


aquifer - German to English

aquifer