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ضَهْوَةٌ ذ A بِرْكَة of water; [i. e. a wateringtrough, or tank, or the like, of water; or a basin, pool, pond, or lake, of water; or a place where water remains and collects, or collects and stagnates;] (M, K;) as though formed by transposition from وَهْضَةٌ, which signifies a depressed piece of ground: (TA:) pl. أَضْهَآءٌ. (M, K.) ضَهْوَآءُ ذ A woman whose breasts have not become prominent, or protuberant. (Lth, K.) [See also ضَهْيَآءُ, in the next art.]

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