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- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
libation (plural libations)
- The act of pouring a liquid or liquor, usually wine, either on the ground or on a victim in sacrifice, in honor of some deity.
- The wine or liquid thus poured out.
- (often humorous) A beverage, especially an alcoholic one.
act of pouring a liquid as a sacrifice
liquid poured out