Definition of potion noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

potion

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈpəʊʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpoʊʃn//
 
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a drink of medicine or poison; a liquid with magic powers a magic/love potion (humorous) I've tried all sorts of drugs, creams, pills and potions. Word Origin Middle English: from Old French, from Latin potio(n-) ‘drink, poisonous draught’, related to potare ‘to drink’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: potion