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Middle English invocacion from Old French from Latin invocātiō invocātiōn- from invocātus past participle of invocāre to invoke invoke
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Old French invocacion, from Latin invocatio
The spirit of Vedic worship is pervaded by a devout belief in the efficacy of invocation and sacrificial offering.
With a single invocation, several related tasks can be accomplished.
The word would thus mean the object either of religious invocation or of religious worship by sacrifice.
Physicians to this day head their prescriptions with a sign that originally meant an invocation to Jupiter, but now represents the word recipe.
Not so long ago Pastor Joe had been invited to " deliver the invocation " at the Kansas State Legislature.
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