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Meaning of LOTION

Pronunciation:  'lowshun

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  any of various cosmetic preparations that are applied to the skin
  2. [n]  liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin; "a lotion for dry skin"

LOTION is a 6 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: application
 See Also: after-shave, after-shave lotion, body lotion, calamine lotion, collyrium, curative, cure, embrocation, eye-lotion, eyewash, hand lotion, liniment, menthol, remedy, rubbing alcohol, toilet article, toiletries, toiletry, toner, witch hazel, wych hazel



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Lo"tion\, n. [L. lotio, fr. lavare, lotum, to wash: cf.
F. lotion. See {Lave} to wash.]
1. A washing, especially of the skin for the purpose of
   rendering it fair.

2. A liquid preparation for bathing the skin, or an injured
   or diseased part, either for a medicinal purpose, or for
   improving its appearance.

Thesaurus Terms
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