mother liquor

noun
variants: or less commonly mother liquid

Definition of mother liquor

: a residual liquid resulting from crystallization and remaining after the substances that readily or regularly crystallize have been removed

called also mother water

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“Mother liquor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mother%20liquor. Accessed 3 Jul. 2020.

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