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a·que·ous  audio  (kw-s, kw-) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
  1. Relating to, similar to, containing, or dissolved in water; watery.
  2. Geology Formed from matter deposited by water, as certain sedimentary rocks.

ETYMOLOGY:
From Medieval Latin aqueus, from Latin aqua, water ; see aqua


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