aqua vitaeaqua vi·tae
- Alchemy alcohol
- brandy or other strong liquor
Origin of aqua vitaeML, spirit distilled from wine and herbs, alcohol, literally , water of life (from source Middle English aqua vite, brandy, Danish akvavit, German aquavit) from Classical Latin aqua, water + genitive of vita, life: see vital and whiskey
Strong distilled alcohol, especially a strong liquor such as whiskey or brandy.
Origin of aqua vitaeMiddle English aqua vite from Medieval Latin aqua vītae ; see aquavit .
(plural aquae vitae)