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lixiviate

[lik-siv-ee-eyt] /lɪkˈsɪv iˌeɪt/
verb (used with object), lixiviated, lixiviating.
1.
to treat with a solvent; leach.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; lixivi(um) + -ate1
Related forms
lixiviation, noun
nonlixiviated, adjective
nonlixiviation, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for non lixiviated

lixiviate

/lɪkˈsɪvɪˌeɪt/
verb
1.
(transitive) (chem) a less common word for leach1 (sense 1), lixiviate
Derived Forms
lixivial, adjective
lixiviation, noun
Word Origin
C17: from lixivium
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Word Origin and History for non lixiviated

lixiviate

v.

1758, from past participle stem of Modern Latin lixiviare, from Latin lixivium, neuter of lixivius "made into lye," from lix "ashes, lye."

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