[ lik-siv-ee-eyt ]
/ lɪkˈsɪv iˌeɪt /
verb (used with object), lix·iv·i·at·ed, lix·iv·i·at·ing.
to treat with a solvent; leach.
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OTHER WORDS FROM lixiviatelix·iv·i·a·tion, nounnon·lix·iv·i·at·ed, adjectivenon·lix·iv·i·a·tion, noun
Words nearby lixiviate
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British Dictionary definitions for lixiviate
Derived forms of lixiviatelixivial, adjectivelixiviation, noun
Word Origin for lixiviate
C17: from lixivium
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