limewater


lime·wa·ter

noun \-ˌw-tər, -ˌwä-\

Definition of LIMEWATER

:  an alkaline water solution of calcium hydroxide used as an antacid

First Known Use of LIMEWATER

circa 1500

lime·wa·ter

noun \ˈlīm-ˌwt-ər, -ˌwät-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LIMEWATER

: an alkaline water solution of calcium hydroxide used topically as an astringent or protective in various dermatologic lotions

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