Lotion
Lotion Lo"tion, n. [L. lotio, fr. lavare, lotum, to wash: cf. F. lotion. See {Lave} to wash.] 1. A washing, especially of the skin for the purpose of rendering it fair. [1913 Webster]

2. A liquid preparation for bathing the skin, or an injured or diseased part, either for a medicinal purpose, or for improving its appearance. [1913 Webster]


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  • lotion — [ losjɔ̃ ] n. f. • loccion 1372; bas lat. lotio, de lavare « laver » 1 ♦ Vx Action de se faire couler un liquide sur le corps pour le laver, le rafraîchir. ⇒ ablution, bain. Mod. Application d un liquide sur une partie du corps, dans un but… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Lotion — Sf Reinigungs und Pflegeflüssigkeit für die Haut per. Wortschatz fach. (20. Jh.) Entlehnung. Entlehnt aus ne. lotion, dieses aus frz. lotion, aus l. lōtio ( ōnis) Waschen, Baden , zu l. lavāre (lōtus) waschen, baden .    Ebenso nndl. lotion, ne.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • lotion — (n.) c.1400, loscion, from O.Fr. lotion (14c.), from L. lotionem (nom. lotio) a washing, from lotus, popular form of lautus, pp. of lavere to wash (see LAVE (Cf. lave)). As a verb, from 1817. Related: Lotioned; lotioning …   Etymology dictionary

  • Lotion — Lotiōn (lat.), Abwaschung; Waschmittel …   Kleines Konversations-Lexikon

  • lotion — [n] creamy solution balm, cosmetic, cream, demulcent, embrocation, lenitive, liniment, medicine, ointment, palliative, preparation, salve, unguent, wash; concepts 311,446,466 …   New thesaurus

  • Lotion — [Network (Rating 5600 9600)] Auch: • Sahne • Krem …   Deutsch Wörterbuch

  • lotion — ► NOUN ▪ a thick liquid preparation applied to the skin as a medicine or cosmetic. ORIGIN Latin, from lavare to wash …   English terms dictionary

  • lotion — [lō′shən] n. [ME loscion < L lotio (gen. lotionis) < lotus: see LOTIC] a liquid preparation used, as on the skin, for cleansing, soothing, healing, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Lotion — For the New York City band, see Lotion (band). For the song, see The Greenskeepers. For the band Bodylotion, see Neophyte (band). Lotion and shampoo at The Banff Centre …   Wikipedia

  • Lotion — Lo|ti|on [lo ts̮i̯o:n], die; , en: Flüssigkeit zur Reinigung und Pflege der Haut: eine hautverträgliche, pflegende Lotion. Zus.: Körperlotion. * * * Lo|ti|on 〈f. 20; engl.: [loʊʃən] f. 10〉 Kosmetikum, meist mit Alkohol u. einem reinigenden,… …   Universal-Lexikon

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