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Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Definitions for pandiculation

  1. an instinctive stretching, as on awakening or while yawning

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Citations for pandiculation
"Pandiculate for Health! Grow Tall! Get Well! Be Young!" Exuberant ads like this, running in health-fad magazines since 1914, have proclaimed the virtues of a spine-stretching device called the "Pandiculator." , Time
Origin of pandiculation
1640-1650
by 1611 from French pandiculation from Latin pandiculari "to stretch oneself" and French suffix -ion.