ambulation

ambulate

[am-byuh-leyt]
verb (used without object), ambulated, ambulating.
to walk about or move from place to place.

Origin:
1615–25; < Latin ambulātus (past participle of ambulāre to walk), equivalent to ambul- (see amble) + -ātus -ate1

ambulation, noun
ambulator, noun
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ambulate (ˈæmbjʊˌleɪt)
 
vb
(intr) to wander about or move from one place to another
 
[C17: from Latin ambulāre to walk, amble]
 
ambu'lation
 
n

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ambulation
1540s, from L. ambulationem (nom. ambulatio), noun of action from ambulatum, pp. of ambulare (see amble).
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