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potation

[poh-tey-shuh n] /poʊˈteɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the act of drinking.
2.
a drink or draft, especially of an alcoholic beverage.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English potacion < Latin pōtātiōn- (stem of pōtātiō) a drinking, equivalent to pōtāt(us) (past participle of pōtāre to drink) + -iōn- -ion
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potation

/pəʊˈteɪʃən/
noun
1.
the act of drinking
2.
a drink or draught, esp of alcoholic drink
Word Origin
C15: from Latin pōtātiō a drinking, from pōtāre to drink
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Word Origin and History for potation
n.

early 15c., from Old French potacion, from Latin potationem (nom. potatio) "a drinking; poisonous drink, potion," noun of action from past participle stem of potare "to drink" (see potion).

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