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



BrE BrE//laɪˈbeɪʃn//
; NAmE NAmE//laɪˈbeɪʃn//
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(in the past) a gift of wine to a god Word Origin late Middle English: from Latin libatio(n-), from libare ‘pour as an offering’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: libation