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Incantatem doesn't have a definition, it's part of a spell "Finite Incantatem" which is a general counter-spell.

It is a pseudo Latin style word. An "incantation" is the act of using words that have a magical effect when vocalised. The spell above could be pseudo translated as "Stop Incantation" "Fin" meaning stop/end from the Latin "Finem".

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