lixiviate[lik siv′ē āt′]
transitive verblix·iv·i·at·ed, lix·iv·i·at·ing, lix·iv·i·ates
Origin of lixiviateLate Latin lixīvium, lye (from Latin lixīvius, of lye, from lix, lye) + –ate1.
(third-person singular simple present lixiviates, present participle lixiviating, simple past and past participle lixiviated)
(comparative more lixiviate, superlative most lixiviate)
From Latin lixivio, from lixivius (“made into lye”), from lix (“ashes, lye”).