pandiculation

pandiculation

[pan-dik-yuh-ley-shuhn]
noun
the act of stretching oneself.

Origin:
1640–50; < Latin pandiculāt(us) past participle of pandiculārī to stretch oneself, derivative of pandere to stretch (see -ate1) + -ion

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pandiculation (pænˌdɪkjʊˈleɪʃən)
 
n
1.  the act of stretching and yawning, esp on waking
2.  a yawn
 
[C17: from Latin pandiculari, from pendere to stretch]

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