Javelle water

noun
Ja·​velle water | \zha-ˈvel, zhə- \

Definition of Javelle water 

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

First Known Use of Javelle water

1890, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Javelle water

Javel, former village in France

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Javelle water

noun
Ja·​velle water | \zha-ˈvel-, zhə- \

Medical Definition of Javelle water 

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

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