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Meaning of PRELIBATION

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pre`li*ba"tion\, n. [L. praelibatio, fr. praelibare
to taste beforehand: cf. F. prelibation.]
1. A tasting beforehand, or by anticipation; a foretaste; as,
   a prelibation of heavenly bliss.

2. A pouring out, or libation, before tasting.

 

 

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