Origin of lavationClassical Latin lavatio ; from lavare, to wash: see lave
Origin of lavationLatin lav&amacron;ti&omacron;, lav&amacron;ti&omacron;n-, from lav&amacron;tus, past participle of lav&amacron;re, to wash; see lave.
(countable and uncountable, plural lavations)
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Latin lavatio: compare Old French lavation.