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lotion (s) (noun), lotions (pl)
1. A medicated liquid for external application.
2. Any of various externally applied cosmetic liquids.
3. A liquid, usually an aqueous medicinal preparation containing one or more insoluble substances and applied externally for skin disorders.
4. A liquid cosmetic preparation usually containing alcohol and a cleansing, softening, or astringent agent and applied to the skin especially of the face and hands .
5. Etymology: first known recording was about 1400, from Old French lotion, from Latin lotionem (lotio), "a washing", from lotus, popular form of lautus, past participle of lavere "to wash".
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