philter

philter

[fil-ter]
noun
1.
a potion, charm, or drug supposed to cause the person taking it to fall in love, usually with some specific person.
2.
a magic potion for any purpose.
verb (used with object), philtered, philtering.
3.
to enchant or bewitch with a philter.

Origin:
1580–90; < French philtre < Latin philtrum; see philtrum

philterer, noun
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philtre or (US) philter (ˈfɪltə)
 
n
a drink supposed to arouse love, desire, etc
 
[C16: from Latin philtrum, from Greek philtron love potion, from philos loving]
 
philter or (US) philter
 
n
 
[C16: from Latin philtrum, from Greek philtron love potion, from philos loving]

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