eau de Javel

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the village of Javel, west of Paris, home to a chemical factory where bleach was produced.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /o d(ə) ʒa.vɛl/

Noun[edit]

eau de Javel f ‎(uncountable)

  1. bleach

Synonyms[edit]