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libation

noun [C] uk   us   /laɪˈbeɪ.ʃən/
formal an amount of alcoholic drink poured out or drunk in honour of a god or a dead relation formal humorous a drink of alcohol: Would you care for a libation?
Translations of “libation”
in Chinese (Traditional) 祭酒,奠酒, 喝酒…
in Chinese (Simplified) 祭酒,奠酒, 喝酒…
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