What does the word aqua mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • water.

Usage examples for aqua

  1. And the same Aqua- fortis, that will quickly change the Redness of Red Lead into a Darker Colour, will, being put upon Crude Lead, produce a Whitish Substance, as with Copper it did a Blewish. – Experiments and Considerations Touching Colours (1664) by Robert Boyle
  2. Ice is formed by the condensation of water, in Latin aqua. – Bohemians of the Latin Quarter by Henry Murger
  3. Her eyes, large and velvety as Ivan's own, were, however, of a shade indescribable, chameleon- like: one day varying between beryl and aqua- marine, anon of a light hazel, and finally, in moments of excitement, grief, or joy, of a deep, baffling black. – The Genius by Margaret Horton Potter