Of or regarding Artois anciently labeled as Artesium in France
- (of water) increasing toward surface under inner hydrostatic force
- Of or regarding Artois (anciently known as Artesium), in France.
1830, from French puits art
(a.) Of or pertaining to Artois (anciently known as Artesium), in France.
Water for irrigation purposes is often derived from artesian wells, which are very numerous in the S.