or Vichy water
- a natural mineral water from springs at Vichy, containing sodium bicarbonate, other alkaline salts, etc., used in the treatment of digestive disturbances, gout, etc.
- a water of similar composition, either natural or artificial.
Origin of vichy water
First recorded in 1855–60
Also called vichy, Vichy.
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- (sometimes capital) a natural mineral water from springs at Vichy in France, reputed to be beneficial to the health
- any sparkling mineral water resembling this
Often shortened to: vichy