Javelle water

noun (1)
Ja·​velle water | \ zha-ˈvel How to pronounce Javelle water (audio) , zhə- How to pronounce Javelle water (audio) \

Definition of Javelle water

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

eau de Javelle

noun (2)
variants: or eau de Javel \ " \
plural eaux de Javelle\ ¦ō(z)d-​ \

Definition of eau de Javelle (Entry 2 of 2)

: javelle water

First Known Use of Javelle water

Noun (1)

1890, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Javelle water

Noun (1)

Javel, former village in France

Noun (2)

French, literally, Javel water, from Javel, former town now included in Paris, France

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The first known use of Javelle water was in 1890

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Javelle water

noun
Ja·​velle water | \ zha-ˈvel-, zhə- How to pronounce Javelle water (audio) \

Medical Definition of Javelle water

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

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