Potulent Pot"u*lent, a. [L. potulentus, fr. potus a drinking, drink, fr. potare to drink.] 1. Fit to drink; potable. [Obs.] --Johnson. [1913 Webster]

2. Nearly drunk; tipsy. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.


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