aqua vitae

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noun aqua vi·tae \ˌa-kwə-ˈvī-tē, ˌä-\

Definition of aqua vitae

  1. :  a strong alcoholic liquor (such as brandy)

Examples of aqua vitae in a Sentence

  1. aqua vitae has been part of human culture since ancient times

Origin and Etymology of aqua vitae

Middle English, from Medieval Latin, literally, water of life


First Known Use: 15th century


Medical Dictionary

aqua vitae

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noun aqua vi·tae \ˌak-wə-ˈvīt-ē, ˌäk-\

Medical Definition of aqua vitae

  1. :  a strong alcoholic liquor



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