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aquaceuticals
 n.— «Aquaceuticals is the H2O buzz word in the United States, where bottled water is “re-mineralised.” This new type of water is also known as a “functional food” because it claims to be therapeutic (calcium-enriched water, for example, is marketed as being beneficial to the elderly).» —“Savvy shopper: bottled water” by Rose Prince Telegraph (U.K.) Feb. 12, 2005. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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