a pulling out by force, or uprooting
Origin of evulsionMiddle English evulsioun ; from evulsio ; from past participle of evellere, to pull out ; from e-, out + vellere, to pluck ; from Indo-European base an unverified form wel-, to tear, injure from source Old English wæl, slaughter
A forcible extraction.
Origin of evulsionLatin &emacron;volsi&omacron;, &emacron;volsi&omacron;n-, from &emacron;vulsus, past participle of &emacron;vellere, to pull out : &emacron;-, ex-, ex- + vellere, to pull.
- (now rare) The action of forcibly pulling something out.
From Latin evulsionem, from evellere.