Pre`li*ba"tion (?), n. [L. praelibatio, fr. praelibare to taste beforehand: cf. F. prelibation.]

1.

A. tasting beforehand, or by anticipation; a foretaste; as, a prelibation of heavenly bliss.

2.

A pouring out, or libation, before tasting.

 

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