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aqua

[ak-wuh, ah-kwuh] /ˈæk wə, ˈɑ kwə/
noun, plural aquae
[ak-wee, ah-kwee] /ˈæk wi, ˈɑ kwi/ (Show IPA),
aquas.
1.
Chiefly Pharmacology.
  1. water.
  2. a liquid.
  3. a solution, especially in water.
2.
a light greenish-blue color.
adjective
3.
having the color aqua.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Latin: water
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aqua

/ˈækwə/
noun (pl) aquae (ˈækwiː), aquas
1.
water: used in compound names of certain liquid substances (as in aqua regia) or solutions of substances in water (as in aqua ammoniae), esp in the names of pharmacological solutions
adjective
2.
short for aquamarine (sense 2)
Word Origin
Latin: water
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Word Origin and History for aquae
aqua
light greenish-blue color, 1936, from aqua-.
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