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Meaning of PHILTER

Pronunciation:  'filtur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a drink credited with magical power; can make the one who takes it love the one who gave it
 

PHILTER is a 7 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: love-philter, love-philtre, love-potion, philtre
 
 See Also: potion

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Phil"ter\, n. [F. philtre, L. philtrum, Gr. ?, fr. ? to
    love, ? dear, loving.]
    A potion or charm intended to excite the passion of love.
    [Written also {philtre}.] --Addison.
    
    
  2. \Phil"ter\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Philtered}; p. pr. &
    vb. n. {Philtering}.]
    1. To impregnate or mix with a love potion; as, to philter a
       draught.
    
    2. To charm to love; to excite to love or sexual desire by a
       potion. --Gov. of Tongue.
    
    
 

 

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