aquae

aqua

[ak-wuh, ah-kwuh]
noun, plural aquae [ak-wee, ah-kwee] , aquas.
1.
Chiefly Pharmacology.
b.
a liquid.
c.
a solution, especially in water.
2.
a light greenish-blue color.
adjective
3.
having the color aqua.

Origin:
1350–1400; Middle English < Latin: water

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aqua (ˈækwə)
 
n , pl aquae, 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
 
adj
2.  short for aquamarine
 
[Latin: water]

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aqua
light greenish-blue color, 1936, from aqua-.
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