libation Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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libationnoun [C]

uk   us   /laɪˈbeɪ.ʃən/
formal an ​amount of ​alcoholicdrinkpoured out or ​drunk in ​honour of a ​god or a ​deadrelation formal humorous a ​drink of ​alcohol: Would you ​care for a libation?
(Definition of libation from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “libation”
in Chinese (Simplified) 祭酒,奠酒, 喝酒…
in Chinese (Traditional) 祭酒,奠酒, 喝酒…
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