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philter (GB) philtre (US) - Zaubertrank

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philter (US) philtre (GB)

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Zaubertrank, Liebestrank


Examples/ definitions with source references
Dictionary: philtre

OED: philtre, US philter)

A drink supposed to excite sexual love in the drinker, a love potion.

ORIGIN: Late 16th century from French philtre, via Latin from Greek philtron, from philein ‘to love’.

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Der Leo-Eintrag scheint die US und GB-Schreibweise vertauscht zu haben. Zusätzlich wäre vielleicht noch die Übersetzung Liebestrank einzufügen.
AuthorCarola (236513) 03 Oct 09, 22:51
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philtre (BE), philter (AE)

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Zaubertrank



Context/ examples
Verwandte Begriffe: love philter


Definitionen von philter im Web in Englisch:

•a drink credited with magical power; can make the one who takes it love the one who gave it
wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn

•A potion (from latin potionis, meaning beverage, potion, poison) is a consumable medicine or poison, usually possessing magical properties.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Philter

•A love potion; Any token or potion thought to have magical powers
en.wiktionary.org/wiki/philter

•An herbal aphrodisiac used in magickal spells with incantations to arouse love or sexual desire. Also known as “love potions,” philtres have ...
www.angelfire.com/realm3/lunaswebpagedesigns/GlossaryF_P.htm
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lover philtre = Liebestrank, Liebestrunk
#1Authorw04 Oct 09, 19:16
Context/ examples
M-W:
phil·ter
1 : a potion credited with magical power
2 : a potion, drug, or charm held to have the power to arouse sexual passion

AHD:
phil·ter also phil·tre
1. A love potion.
2. A magic potion or charm.

OALD:
phil•tre (BrE) (NAmE phil•ter)
a magic drink that is supposed to make people fall in love

Chambers:
philtre noun a magic potion for arousing sexual desire.

DWDS:
Liebes|trank
Grammatik: der
Getränk, dessen Genuß Liebe erregen soll

Duden:
Lie|bes|trank, der: Zaubertrank, der jmds. →Liebe zu einer bestimmten Person wecken soll.
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#2Authororeg (353563) 05 Oct 09, 11:22
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