- the act of drinking
- a drink or draft, esp. of liquor
Origin of potationMiddle English potacion from Middle French from Classical Latin potatio from potare, to drink: see potable
- The act of drinking.
- A drink, especially of an alcoholic beverage.
Origin of potationMiddle English potacion from Old French from Latin pōtātiō pōtātiōn- a drinking party from pōtātus past participle of pōtāre to drink from pōtus a drink ; see pō(i)- in Indo-European roots.