eremacausis

Eremacausis

Er`e*ma*cau"sis\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. ? quietly + ? burning, fr. ? to burn.] A gradual oxidation from exposure to air and moisture, as in the decay of old trees or of dead animals.
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