the act of washing; esp., lavage
Origin of lavationClassical Latin lavatio ; from lavare, to wash: see lave
The process of washing; a cleansing.
Origin of lavationLatin lavātiō, lavātiōn-, from lavātus, past participle of lavāre, to wash; see lave.
(countable and uncountable, plural lavations)
- (obsolete) A washing or cleansing.