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lix•iv•i•um



Pronunciation: (lik-siv'ē-um), [key]
n.,
pl. lix•iv•i•ums, lix•iv•i•aPronunciation: (lik-siv'ē-u). [key]

1. the solution, containing alkaline salts, obtained by leaching wood ashes with water; lye.
2. any solution obtained by leaching.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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