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noun po·tion \ˈpō-shən\

Definition of potion

  1. :  a mixture of liquids (such as liquor or medicine)

Examples of potion in a Sentence

  1. He drank the fatal potion.

  2. The hero in the play is given a magic potion so that he will fall in love with the princess.

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Origin and Etymology of potion

Middle English pocioun, from Anglo-French poisun, pocioun drink, potion, from Latin potion-, potio, from potare to drink — more at potable


POTION Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of potion for English Language Learners

  • : a drink that is meant to have a special or magical effect on someone


POTION Defined for Kids

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noun po·tion \ˈpō-shən\

Definition of potion for Students

  1. :  a drink that is meant to have a special or magical effect on someone


Medical Dictionary

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noun po·tion \ˈpō-shən\

Medical Definition of potion

  1. :  a mixed drink (as of liquor) or dose (as of medicine)



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