[ kom-puh-tey-shuhn ]
/ ˌkɒm pəˈteɪ ʃən /
an act or instance of drinking or tippling together.
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Example sentences from the Web for compotation
Once the celestial gods had been taking fish, and were in compotation, ere they the truth discovered.
I remember yet what thou one evening saidst, when I for Gunnar, a compotation made.
British Dictionary definitions for compotation
/ (ˌkɒmpəˈteɪʃən) /
rare the act of drinking together in a company
Derived forms of compotationcompotator, noun
Word Origin for compotation
C16: from Latin compōtātiō, translation of Greek symposium
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