aqua mirabilis

noun

aqua mi·​ra·​bi·​lis
-məˈräbələ̇s,
-rab-
plural aquae mirabiles
-äbəˌlēz,
-ˌlās;
-abəˌlēz
: a distilled cordial of old pharmacy made of spirits, sage, betony, balm, and other aromatic ingredients

Word History

Etymology

New Latin, wonderful water

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“Aqua mirabilis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/aqua%20mirabilis. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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