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From pōtus < pōtō.


pōtiō f (genitive pōtiōnis); third declension

  1. drinking
  2. drink, draught, potion


Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pōtiō pōtiōnēs
genitive pōtiōnis pōtiōnum
dative pōtiōnī pōtiōnibus
accusative pōtiōnem pōtiōnēs
ablative pōtiōne pōtiōnibus
vocative pōtiō pōtiōnēs

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  • potio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • potio in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “potio”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • potio” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to allay one's hunger, thirst: famem sitimque depellere cibo et potione
    • to take only enough food to support life: tantum cibi et potionis adhibere quantum satis est