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A Word on Wednesday: Libation

Libation, a noun, a pouring out of wine or other liquid in honor of a deity; the liquid poured out. This delightful word comes from Latin¬†libationem¬†(nominative¬†libatio) “a drink offering,” noun of action from past participle stem of libare “pour out (an offering).” This word… Continue Reading “A Word on Wednesday: Libation”