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compotation

[kom-puh-tey-shuh n] /ˌkɒm pəˈteɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
an act or instance of drinking or tippling together.
Origin of compotation
1585-1595
First recorded in 1585-95, compotation is from the Latin word compōtātiōn- (stem of compōtātiō, translation of Greek sympósion symposium). See com-, potation
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compotation

/ˌkɒmpəˈteɪʃən/
noun
1.
(rare) the act of drinking together in a company
Derived Forms
compotator, noun
Word Origin
C16: from Latin compōtātiō, translation of Greek symposium
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