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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Lotion \Lo"tion\, n. [L. lotio, fr. lavare, lotum, to wash: cf.
F. lotion. See Lave to wash.]
1. A washing, especially of the skin for the purpose of
rendering it fair.
2. A liquid preparation for bathing the skin, or an injured
or diseased part, either for a medicinal purpose, or for
improving its appearance.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: any of various cosmetic preparations that are applied to
2: liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or
medicinal action when applied to the skin; "a lotion for dry
skin" [syn: lotion, application]
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
73 Moby Thesaurus words for "lotion":
Florida water, abstergent, after-shave lotion, balm, balsam,
bay rum, brilliantine, cathartic, cerate, chrism, cleaner,
cleaning agent, cleaning solvent, cleanser, cleansing cream,
cold cream, collyrium, cologne, cologne water, cream, demulcent,
dentifrice, depurant, detergent, diuretic, eau de Cologne,
eau de jasmin, eau de lavande, eau de rose, embrocation, emetic,
emollient, enema, eye-lotion, eyewash, eyewater, face cream,
hand lotion, holystone, inunction, inunctum, lanolin,
lavender water, lenitive, liniment, mouthwash, nard, nauseant, oil,
ointment, pomade, pomatum, pumice stone, purgative, purge,
purifier, rinse, rose water, salve, shampoo, soap, solvent,
soothing syrup, spikenard, synthetic detergent, toilet water,
tooth powder, toothpaste, unction, unguent, unguentum, vulnerary,
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