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A mental disorder attributed to alcoholic consumption, usually thought to be characterized by extreme excitement and violent behaviour, but sometimes identified with delirium tremens.
Early 19th century. From scientific Latin mania a potu, lit. ‘madness from drink’ from post-classical Latin mania + classical Latin ā from + pōtū, ablative singular of pōtus drink.
mania a potu/ˈmeɪnjə a ˈpɒtuː//ˈmeɪnɪə a pɒtuː/
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