[poh-tey-shuh n] /poʊˈteɪ ʃən/

the act of drinking.
a drink or draft, especially of an alcoholic beverage.
the act of drinking
a drink or draught, esp of alcoholic drink

early 15c., from Old French potacion, from Latin potationem (nom. potatio) “a drinking; poisonous drink, potion,” noun of action from past participle stem of potare “to drink” (see potion).


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