love-philtre
love-philter love-philter, love-philtre love-philtre . a fabled drink credited with magical power; it can make the one who takes it love the one who gave it.

Syn: philter, philtre, love-potion. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • love-philtre — noun a drink credited with magical power; can make the one who takes it love the one who gave it • Syn: ↑philter, ↑philtre, ↑love potion, ↑love philter • Hypernyms: ↑potion …   Useful english dictionary

  • love-philter — love philter, love philtre love philtre . a fabled drink credited with magical power; it can make the one who takes it love the one who gave it. Syn: philter, philtre, love potion. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • love-potion — n. a fabled drink credited with magical power; it can make the one who takes it love the one who gave it. Syn: philter, philtre, love philter, love philtre. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • love-philter — noun a drink credited with magical power; can make the one who takes it love the one who gave it • Syn: ↑philter, ↑philtre, ↑love potion, ↑love philtre • Hypernyms: ↑potion * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • love-potion — noun a drink credited with magical power; can make the one who takes it love the one who gave it • Syn: ↑philter, ↑philtre, ↑love philter, ↑love philtre • Hypernyms: ↑potion * * * ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • philtre — (n.) also philter, love potion, 1580s, from M.Fr. philtre (1560s), from L. philtrum, from Gk. philtron love charm, lit. to make oneself beloved, from philein to love (from philos loving ) + instrumental suffix tron …   Etymology dictionary

  • Philtre — may refer to: * Love potion, as per Wiktionary definition *Philtre (audio device) …   Wikipedia

  • philtre — (US philter) ► NOUN ▪ a love potion. ORIGIN Greek philtron, from philein to love …   English terms dictionary

  • love-charm — loveˈ charm noun A magic spell intended to induce someone to fall in love, esp in the form of a philtre • • • Main Entry: ↑love …   Useful english dictionary

  • philtre — Philter Phil ter, n. [F. philtre, L. philtrum, Gr. ?, fr. ? to love, ? dear, loving.] A potion or charm intended to excite the passion of love. [Written also {philtre}.] Addison. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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