Definition of


  1. (noun, artifact) any of various cosmetic preparations that are applied to the skin
  2. (noun, artifact) liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin

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Synonyms of Lotion


Origin of the word Lotion

  1. c.1400, from O.Fr. lotion, from L. lotionem (nom. lotio) "a washing," from lotus, popular form of lautus, pp. of lavere "to wash" (see lave). more

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