Definition of lixiviate
: to extract a soluble constituent from (a solid mixture) by washing or percolation
lixiviationplay \(ˌ)lik-ˌsi-vē-ˈā-shən\ noun
Origin and Etymology of lixiviate
Latin lixivium lye, from lixivius made of lye, from lixa lye — more at liquid
First Known Use: 1758
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