Definition of libation
- They offered a libation at the temple.
- a libation to celebrate their anniversary
- His favorite libation is scotch on the rocks.
They offered libations at the temple.
We met for a libation after work.
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First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
: a liquid that is poured out to honor a god
: an alcoholic drink
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