eau de Javel

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the village of Javel, west of Paris, home to a chemical factory where bleach was produced.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /o d(ə) ʒa.vɛl/
  • (file)

NounEdit

eau de Javel f (uncountable)

  1. bleach

SynonymsEdit