lavation definition by Webster's New World
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the act of washing; esp., lavage
Origin: Classical Latin lavatio ; from lavare, to wash: see lave
lavation definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The process of washing; a cleansing.
Origin: Latin lavātiō, lavātiōn-, from lavātus, past participle of lavāre, to wash; see lave.