monte–jus

noun \(ˈ)mänt¦jüs, (ˈ)mōⁿ ¦zhü\

Definition of monte–jus

  1. :  an apparatus for raising a liquid by pressure of air or steam in a reservoir containing the liquid — compare acid egg

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Origin and Etymology of monte–jus

French, from monter to mount, raise + jus juice — more at mount, juice


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