prelibation

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin praelibatio, from praelibare (to taste beforehand).

Noun[edit]

prelibation (plural prelibations)

  1. A tasting beforehand, or by anticipation; a foretaste.
    a prelibation of heavenly bliss
  2. A pouring out, or libation, before tasting.