Definition of the noun potomania
What does potomania mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- an intense persistent desire to drink alcoholic beverages to excess
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A Lexicon of Lunacy (1993)
by Thomas Szasz
potomania (1. of alcohol; alcoholism; delirium tremens; also called tromomania) Russomania (o. with Russia and things Russian) satyromania (m. for ...
A Complete Pronouncing Medical Dictionary (1889)
Embracing the Terminology of Medicine and the Kindred Sciences, with Their Signification, Etymology, and Pronunciation ... by Joseph Thomas
POTOMANIA. slightly deliquescent, having a peculiar, faint odor, a pungent, saline, afterwards somewhat bitter taste, and a neutral reaction. It is soluble in eight- tenths part of cold water and in six parts of boiling alcohol. This is ...
Student's Pocket Medical Lexicon (1881)
Giving the Correct Pronunciation and Definition of All Words and Terms in General Use in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences ... by Elias Longley
Potomania, Po-to-md-ni-a; delirium tremens. Pot-Pourri, Pot-Piu-rb; a mixture of ...
A Dictionary of Psychological Medicine (1892)
Giving the Definition, Etymology and Synonyms of the Terms Used in Medical Psychology with the Symptoms, Treatment, and Pathology of Insanity and the Law of Lunacy in Great Britain and Ireland by Daniel Hack Tuke
POTOMANIA (iroror, drink ; fiavia, madness). Drink-madness. Delirium tremens. ( Fr. potomanie ; Ger. Trinksucht.) POTOPAKAIflEA, POTOTROMA WIA. (Sec PoTOTROMOPARANOIA.) POTOTROMOPASAKOIA (jroYor, drink ; Tpofwt, trembling ...
A New Pronouncing Dictionary of Medicine (1892)
Being a Voluminous and Exhaustive Hand-book of Medical and Scientific Terminology with Phonetic Pronunciation, Accentuation, Etymology, Etc by John Marie Keating, Henry Hamilton
The Century dictionary (1914)
an encyclopedic lexicon of the English language by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith
A cavity more or less nearly cylindrical in form, and from a few inches to several feet in depth and diameter, made by an eddying current of water, which causes a potomania Pins, points, and laces, Poting-sticks for young wlues, for young ...
The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: Dictionary (1904)
by William Dwight Whitney
P0 potomania (pd-to-rna'ni-ii), 1:. per and lead, formerly used for making faucets and various large vessels emplo ed in the arts. —2. Same as pot-metalglass (w " ch see, under glass).—3. A kind of cast-iron suitable for making hollow ware.
An Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences, Including the Pronunciation... (1903)
by George Milbry Gould
Potomania (pa-lo-mahne-a/z) [rm-0g, drink; liavia, madness]. Delirium tremens. Potometer (po-loz/z/-ec-er) [vi-6mg, drink; ,uérpov, measure].
The Practitioner's Medical Dictionary (1919)
Containing All the Words and Phrases Generally Used in Medicine and the Allied Sciences, with Their Proper Pronunciation, Derivation, and Definition by George Milbry Gould, Richard John Ernst Scott
potomania (po-to-ma'-ne- ah) [potio; parla, madness]. Delirium tremens. Pott's aneurysm (Percival Pott, ...
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Scrabble value of P3O1T1O1M3A1N1I1A1
The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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