potation

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noun po·ta·tion \pō-ˈtā-shən\

Definition of potation

  1. 1 :  a usually alcoholic drink or brew

  2. 2 :  the act or an instance of drinking or inhaling; also :  the portion taken in one such act

Origin and Etymology of potation

Middle English potacioun, from Anglo-French potation, from Latin potation-, potatio act of drinking, from potare to drink — more at potable


First Known Use: 15th century

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