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Middle EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old French pocion, borrowed itself from Latin pōtiō; doublet of pocioun, which Old French inherited from the same Latin source.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pɔˈsjuːn/, /pɔːˈsjuːn/, /ˈpɔːsjun/

NounEdit

pocioun (plural pociouns) (Late Middle English)

  1. A liquid medicine or remedy; a medicinal solution.
  2. (rare) A drink; liquid used to hydrate or refresh.
  3. (rare) A mystical liquid; a potion.

DescendantsEdit

  • English: potion
  • Scots: potion

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