soda

[ soh-duh ]
/ ˈsoʊ də /

noun

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Origin of soda

1550–60; (< Italian) < Medieval Latin < Arabic suwwādah kind of plant; compare Middle French soulde, soude

regional variation note for soda

7. See soda pop.

OTHER WORDS FROM soda

so·da·less, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for soda

soda
/ (ˈsəʊdə) /

noun

any of a number of simple inorganic compounds of sodium, such as sodium carbonate (washing soda), sodium bicarbonate (baking soda), and sodium hydroxide (caustic soda)
US and Canadian a fizzy drink
the top card of the pack in faro
a soda Australian slang something easily done; a pushover

Word Origin for soda

C16: from Medieval Latin, from sodanum barilla, a plant that was burned to obtain a type of sodium carbonate, perhaps of Arabic origin
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Medical definitions for soda

soda
[ sōdə ]

n.

Any of various forms of sodium carbonate.
Chemically combined sodium.
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