libationary
adjective see libation

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • libationary — See libation. * * * …   Universalium

  • libationary — adj. of or pertaining to a libation, of or pertaining to a drink poured out (as an offering to a deity, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • libationary — li·ba·tion·ary …   English syllables

  • libationary — adjective see libation …   Useful english dictionary

  • libation — noun Etymology: Middle English libacioun, from Latin libation , libatio, from libare to pour as an offering; akin to Greek leibein to pour Date: 14th century 1. a. an act of pouring a liquid as a sacrifice (as to a deity) b. a liquid (as wine)… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • libation — libational, libationary, adj. /luy bay sheuhn/, n. 1. a pouring out of wine or other liquid in honor of a deity. 2. the liquid poured out. 3. Often Facetious. a. an intoxicating beverage, as wine, esp. when drunk in ceremonial or celebrative… …   Universalium

  • libation —   n. offering of drink to gods; act of pouring out such.    ♦ libationary,    ♦ libatory, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

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