Simple Definition of libation
: a liquid that is poured out to honor a god
: an alcoholic drink
Examples of libation in a sentence
They offered libations at the temple.
We met for a libation after work.
Origin and Etymology of libation
Middle English libacioun, from Latin libation-, libatio, from libare to pour as an offering; akin to Greek leibein to pour
First Known Use: 14th century
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