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English definition of “libation”

libation

noun [C]     /laɪˈbeɪ.ʃən/
formal an amount of alcoholic drink poured out or drunk in honour of a god or a dead relationAlcohol - general words formal humorous a drink of alcohol: Would you care for a libation?Alcohol - general words
(Definition of libation noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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