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 and Etymology of philter

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


First Known Use: circa 1563


Medical Dictionary

philter

noun phil·ter
variants: or chiefly British

philtre

\ˈfil-tər\play

Medical Definition of philter

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


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