aqueous

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Formed from Latin aqua, with the suffix -ous (or from Medieval Latin aqueus), partly the analogy of Middle French aqueux (itself actually from Latin aquosus). Or based on the analogy of Latin terreus from terra.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈæ.kwi.əs/, /ˈeɪ.kwi.əs/

Adjective[edit]

aqueous (comparative more aqueous, superlative most aqueous)

  1. (chemistry) Consisting mostly of water.

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