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ustulation

[uhs-chuh-ley-shuh n] /ˌʌs tʃəˈleɪ ʃən/
noun
1.
the act of scorching or burning.
2.
Pharmacology. the roasting or drying of moist substances.
Origin
1650-1660
1650-60; < Medieval Latin ūstulātiōn- (stem of ūstulātiō) a scorching, equivalent to Latin ūstulāt(us) (see ustulate) + -iōn- -ion
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ustulation

/ˌʌstjʊˈleɪʃən/
noun
1.
the act or process of searing or burning
Word Origin
C17: from Late Latin ustulāre, from Latin ūrere to burn
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