mother liquor

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noun

the portion of a solution remaining after crystallization of its important component.

Nearby words

  1. mother goose rhymes,
  2. mother hen,
  3. mother house,
  4. mother hubbard,
  5. mother language,
  6. mother lode,
  7. mother nature,
  8. mother of,
  9. mother of coal,
  10. mother of god

Origin of mother liquor

First recorded in 1790–1800

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