aqua vitae


aqua vi·tae

noun \ˌa-kwə-ˈvī-tē, ˌä-\

Definition of AQUA VITAE

:  a strong alcoholic liquor (as brandy)

Examples of AQUA VITAE

  1. <aqua vitae has been part of human culture since ancient times>

Origin of AQUA VITAE

Middle English, from Medieval Latin, literally, water of life
First Known Use: 15th century

Rhymes with AQUA VITAE

aqua vi·tae

noun \ˌak-wə-ˈvīt-ē, ˌäk-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of AQUA VITAE

: a strong alcoholic liquor

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