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- Rhymes: -eɪʃən
libation (plural libations)
- The act of pouring a liquid, most often wine, in sacrifice on the ground, on a ritual object, or on a victim, 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