Main meanings of pure-watered in English

: pure-watered1pure-watered2

pure-watered1

adjective

  • Of a gemstone: of unmarred brilliance.

Pronunciation

pure-watered

/ˈpjʊəˌwɔːtəd/ /ˈpjɔːˌwɔːtəd/

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Herman Melville (1819–1891), novelist and poet. From pure + watered.

Main meanings of pure-watered in English

: pure-watered1pure-watered2

pure-watered2

adjective

  • Especially of a stream, river, etc.: that has clean, clear water.

Pronunciation

pure-watered

/ˈpjʊəˌwɔːtəd/ /ˈpjɔːˌwɔːtəd/

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Wisconsin Journal Education. From pure + watered.