Lix*iv"i*ate (?), Lix*iv"i*`ted (?), a. [From Lixivium.]

1.

Of or pertaining to lye or lixivium; of the quality of alkaline salts.

2.

Impregnated with salts from wood ashes.

Boyle.

 

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Lix*iv"i*ate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Lixiviated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Lixiviating (?).]

To subject to a washing process for the purpose of separating soluble material from that which is insoluble; to leach, as ashes, for the purpose of extracting the alkaline substances.

 

© Webster 1913.

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