lotion

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lo·tion

noun \ˈlō-shən\

: a liquid that is rubbed onto your skin or hair

Full Definition of LOTION

:  a liquid preparation for cosmetic or external medicinal use

Examples of LOTION

  1. a bottle of suntan lotion

Origin of LOTION

Middle English loscion, from Latin lotion-, lotio act of washing, from lavere to wash — more at lye
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with LOTION

lo·tion

noun \ˈlō-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of LOTION

1
: a liquid usually aqueous medicinal preparation containing one or more insoluble substances and applied externally for skin disorders
2
: a liquid cosmetic preparation usually containing a cleansing, softening, or astringent agent and applied to the skin <hand lotion> <aftershave lotion>

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