Potation definition

pō-tāshən
The act of drinking.
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(often plural) The act of drinking.
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A drink, especially of an alcoholic beverage.
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A drink, especially of an alcoholic beverage.
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The act of drinking.
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A drink or draft, esp. of liquor.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
potation
Plural:
potations

Origin of potation

  • Middle English potacion from Old French from Latin pōtātiō pōtātiōn- a drinking party from pōtātus past participle of pōtāre to drink from pōtus a drink pō(i)- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition