Peacock feathers against an aqua background.
An example of aqua is the color peacock blue.
nounpl. aq′uas or aq′uae·
- water; esp., in pharmacy, a solution of a substance in water
- a bluish-green color
Origin of aquaClassical Latin from Indo-European an unverified form akwa-: see island
Origin of aqua< aquamarine
nounpl. aq·uae, or aq·uas
- An aqueous solution.
- A light bluish green to light greenish blue.
Origin of aquaMiddle English from Latin; see akw-ā- in Indo-European roots.
Origin of aqua-From Latin aqua water ; see aqua .
(countable and uncountable, plural aquas or aquae)
(comparative more aqua, superlative most aqua)
- Of a greenish-blue colour.
- Pertaining to water