Vichy water

Pronunciation: [VIH-shee]

1. A naturally sparkling mineral water from the springs located in and around central France's well-known spa city of Vichy. This famous potable is the water that is supposed to be used to prepare vichy carrots. 2. This term is sometimes also used to describe sparkling mineral water that resembles the true Vichy water.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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