lixiviate[lik siv′ē āt′]
lixiviate definition by Webster's New World
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- lixiviation noun
lixiviate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
transitive verb lix·iv·i·at·ed, lix·iv·i·at·ing, lix·iv·i·ates
To wash or percolate the soluble matter from.
Origin: Late Latin lixīvium, lye (from Latin lixīvius, of lye, from lix, lye) + -ate1.
- lix·ivˌi·aˈtion noun