aqua vitae

aqua vi·tae | \ˌa-kwə-ˈvī-tē, ˌä-\

Definition of aqua vitae 

: a strong alcoholic liquor (such as brandy)

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First Known Use of aqua vitae

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for aqua vitae

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

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aqua vitae

aqua vi·tae | \ˌak-wə-ˈvīt-ē, ˌäk- \

Medical Definition of aqua vitae 

: a strong alcoholic liquor

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