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lixiviate (lɪkˈsɪvɪˌeɪt Pronunciation for lixiviate

Definitions

verb

  1. (transitive) (chemistry) a less common word for leach1 (sense 1), lixiviate

Derived Forms

lixˈivial adjective
lixˌiviˈation noun

Word Origin

C17: from lixivium

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