aqua fortis

noun
aqua for·​tis | \ ˈä-kwə-ˈfȯr-təs How to pronounce aqua fortis (audio) , ˈa-\

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First Known Use of aqua fortis

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aqua fortis

New Latin aqua fortis, literally, strong water

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“Aqua fortis.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aqua%20fortis. Accessed 22 November 2019.

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