Aqueous Definition

ākwē-əs, ăkwē-
Relating to, similar to, containing, or dissolved in water; watery.
American Heritage
Of, like, or containing water; watery.
Webster's New World
Formed from matter deposited by water, as certain sedimentary rocks.
American Heritage
Formed by the action of water, as certain rocks made of sediment.
Webster's New World
Of or having to do with the aqueous humor.
Webster's New World

Origin of Aqueous

  • From Medieval Latin aqueus from Latin aqua water aqua

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle French aqueux, from Medieval Latin aqueus.

    From Wiktionary

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