aqueous

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Formed from Latin aqua + -ous (or from Medieval Latin aqueus), partly the analogy of Middle French aqueux (itself actually from Latin aquosus). Or based on the analogy of Latin terreus from terra.

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aqueous (comparative more aqueous, superlative most aqueous)

  1. (chemistry) Consisting mostly of water.

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