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



(especially US English philter) noun
BrE BrE//ˈfɪltə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈfɪltər//
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a magic drink that is supposed to make people fall in love Word Originlate 16th cent.: from French philtre, via Latin from Greek philtron, from philein ‘to love’.