love-potion
love-potion 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. 2000.

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  • Love potion — can refer to many things:* A potion that is said to have the power to cause its imbiber to fall in love with the person who gave it to them. Lappish Hag s Love Potion refers to a Finnish alcoholic beverage made from fermented blueberries * Drugs… …   Wikipedia

  • Love potion — Love Love (l[u^]v), n. [OE. love, luve, AS. lufe, lufu; akin to E. lief, believe, L. lubet, libet, it pleases, Skr. lubh to be lustful. See {Lief}.] 1. A feeling of strong attachment induced by that which delights or commands admiration; pre[… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • love potion — n. a magic drink supposed to arouse love or passion for a certain person in the one who drinks it; philter …   English World dictionary

  • love potion — a magical potion believed to arouse love or sexual passion toward a specified person, esp. the person offering it. [1640 50] * * * love potion noun A philtre • • • Main Entry: ↑love * * * love potion, a potion intended to induce love; philter …   Useful english dictionary

  • love potion — love′ po tion n. a magical potion believed to arouse love or sexual passion • Etymology: 1640–50 …   From formal English to slang

  • 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

  • love potion — a magical potion believed to arouse love or sexual passion toward a specified person, esp. the person offering it. [1640 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • love potion — noun A drink supposed to have the magic power to make the drinker fall in love with a specified person …   Wiktionary

  • love potion — magical mixture which causes the one who drinks it to fall in love …   English contemporary dictionary

  • love potion — /ˈlʌv poʊʃən/ (say luv pohshuhn) noun a drink which is supposed to make the drinker fall in love, often with the first person seen after drinking …   Australian English dictionary

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