verb li·bate

Definition of libate


  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to pour out a libation or make libation to

  3. intransitive verb
  4. 1 :  to make libation

  5. 2 :  to drink alcoholic drink sat up with three libating guests who would not leave

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Origin and Etymology of libate

Latin libatus, past participle of libare to pour as an offering

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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