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philter

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noun phil·ter \ˈfil-tər\

Definition of philter

  1. 1 :  a potion credited with magical power

  2. 2 :  a potion, drug, or charm held to have the power to arouse sexual passion



Origin of philter

Middle French philtre, from Latin philtrum, from Greek philtron; akin to Greek philos dear


First Known Use: circa 1587

Rhymes with philter


Medical Dictionary

philter

noun phil·ter

Medical Definition of philter

  1. :  a potion, drug, or charm held to have the power to arouse sexual passion



Variants of philter

or chiefly British phil·tre \ˈfil-tər\play

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