Vichy water

noun
Vi·​chy water | \ ˈvi-shē- How to pronounce Vichy water (audio) \

Definition of Vichy water

: a natural sparkling mineral water from Vichy, France also : an imitation of or substitute for this

First Known Use of Vichy water

circa 1858, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Vichy water was circa 1858

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“Vichy water.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Vichy%20water. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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