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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Mania \Ma"ni*a\, n. [L. mania, Gr. ?, fr. ? to rage; cf. OE. manie, F. manie. Cf. Mind, n., Necromancy.] 1. Violent derangement of mind; madness; insanity. Cf. Delirium. [1913 Webster] 2. Excessive or unreasonable desire; insane passion affecting one or many people; as, the tulip mania. [1913 Webster] Mania a potu [L.], madness from drinking; delirium tremens. [1913 Webster] Syn: Insanity; derangement; madness; lunacy; alienation; aberration; delirium; frenzy. See Insanity. [1913 Webster]
Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856):

MANIA A POTU. Insanity arising from the use of spirituous liquors. Vide Delirium Tremens.