lavational

lavation

[ley-vey-shuhn]
noun
the process of washing.

Origin:
1620–30; < Latin lavātiōn- (stem of lavātiō) a washing, equivalent to lavāt(us) (past participle of lavāre to wash) + -iōn- -ion

lavational, adjective
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lavation (læˈveɪʃən)
 
n
formal, literary or the act or process of washing
 
[C17: from Latin lavātio, from lavāre to wash]
 
la'vational
 
adj

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lavation
from L. lavationem (nom. lavatio), from lavare (see lave). Related: Lavations.
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