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aqua

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
2. short for aquamarine
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aqua

[′äk·wə]
(chemistry)
Latin for water.
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