- The definition of a potion is an amount of liquid medicine, a poison or a magical treatment.
An example of a potion is an herbal tincture thought to make someone fall in love with the person who gives it to them.
potion definition by Webster's New World
Origin: Middle English pocion ; from Old French ; from Classical Latin potio ; from potare, to drink: see potable
potion definition by American Heritage Dictionary
Origin: Middle English pocion, from Old French, from Latin pōtiō, pōtiōn-; see pō(i)- in Indo-European roots.
potion - Medical Definition