[ pree-lahy-bey-shuhn ]
/ ˌpri laɪˈbeɪ ʃən /
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How to use prelibation in a sentence
I am sure that to them the invocation of Beelzebub is a prelibation of carnality.L-bas|J. K. Huysmans
British Dictionary definitions for prelibation
/ (ˌpriːlaɪˈbeɪʃən) /
rare an advance taste or sample; foretaste
Word Origin for prelibation
C16: from Late Latin praelībātiō a tasting beforehand, offering of the first fruits, from Latin prae before + lībāre to taste
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