Concoction



[kon-kok-shuh n, kuh n-] /kɒnˈkɒk ʃən, kən-/

noun
1.
the act or process of .
2.
something :
a delicious concoction of beans, rice, and meat.
/kənˈkɒkʃən/
noun
1.
the act or process of concocting
2.
something concocted
3.
an untruth; lie
n.

1530s, “digestion,” from Latin concoctionem (nominative concoctio) “digestion,” noun of action from past participle stem of concoquere (see concoct). Meaning “preparation of a medicinal potion” is from 1851; sense of “a made-up story” is from 1823.

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