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From Latin lixivium, lixivia, from lixīvus. See lixivial.


lixivium (plural lixiviums or lixivia)

  1. A solution of alkaline salts extracted from wood ashes.
  2. Any solution obtained by lixiviation.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.