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English definition of “libation”

libation

noun [C] uk   /laɪˈbeɪ.ʃən/ us  
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?
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