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Javelle water

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noun Ja·velle water \zha-ˈvel, zhə-\

Definition of Javelle water

  1. :  an aqueous solution of sodium hypochlorite used as a disinfectant or a bleaching agent



Origin of javelle water

Javel, former village in France


First Known Use: 1890


Medical Dictionary

Javelle water

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noun Ja·velle water \zha-ˈvel-, zhə-\

Medical Definition of Javelle water

  1. :  an aqueous solution of sodium hypochlorite used as a disinfectant or a bleaching agent




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