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aqua vitae

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noun aqua vi·tae \ˌa-kwə-ˈvī-tē, ˌä-\

Definition of aqua vitae

  1. :  a strong alcoholic liquor (as brandy)



Examples of aqua vitae in a sentence

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



Origin and Etymology of aqua vitae

Middle English, from Medieval Latin, literally, water of life


First Known Use: 15th century


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aqua vitae

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noun aqua vi·tae \ˌak-wə-ˈvīt-ē, ˌäk-\

Medical Definition of aqua vitae

  1. :  a strong alcoholic liquor




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