Philtre

/ˈfɪltə/

Origin

Late 16th century from French philtre, via Latin from Greek philtron, from philein ‘to love’. (Source: lexico.com)

Definitions of Philtre

Philtre

noun, verb (used with object)

  1. philter.

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Philtre

noun

  1. a drink supposed to arouse love, desire, etc

dictionary.com

Philtre

noun

  1. A drink supposed to arouse love and desire for a particular person in the drinker; a love potion.

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Philtre

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Example sentences for Philtre

  1. Then follows a melodramatic incantation as the sorcerer deposits the philtre into a gigantic teapot.
  2. Pliny assures us that the remora was used in the preparation of a philtre capable of extinguishing the flames of love.
  3. Hereupon Cosma accuses Glaucilla of substituting a poison for the philtre.
  4. I gave you the philtre in your drinking water, and Foy, the traitor Foy, has reaped its fruits.
  5. The philtre was in her veins, whatever the directions of the rational mind.

Nearby words

philosophism , philosophize , philosophy , philosophy of life , philter , philtrum , phimosis , phimotic , phineas , phineus

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