Lavation definition

lă-vāshən, lā-
The process of washing; a cleansing.
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The act of washing; esp., lavage.
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(obsolete) A washing or cleansing.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
lavation
Plural:
lavations

Origin of lavation

  • Latin lavātiō lavātiōn- from lavātus past participle of lavāre to wash lave

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Latin lavatio: compare Old French lavation.

    From Wiktionary