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lixiviate (lɪkˈsɪvɪˌeɪt

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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