Vermination Ver`mi*na"tion, n. [L. verminatio the worms, a disease of animals, a crawling, itching pain.] 1. The generation or breeding of vermin. --Derham. [1913 Webster]

2. A griping of the bowels. [1913 Webster]

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  • vermination — ⇒VERMINATION, subst. fém. PATHOL. ,,Production des vers intestinaux portée au point de causer des accidents morbides (LITTRÉ ROBIN 1865). P. métaph. Quand on nous aura redonné l unité cantonale de législation, de droits, et de devoirs, une… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Vermination — (vom latein. vermis, Wurm), Wurmkrankheit; vermiculär, wurmförmig; Vermiculithen, versteinerte Würmer; vermifuga, wurmvertreibende Mittel …   Herders Conversations-Lexikon

  • vermination — [vʉr′mi nā′shən] n. 〚L verminatio〛 Archaic infestation with, or the spreading of, vermin * * * ver·mi·na·tion (vûr mə nāʹshən) n. Infestation by vermin, especially parasitic vermin. * * * …   Universalium

  • vermination — [vʉr′mi nā′shən] n. [L verminatio] Archaic infestation with, or the spreading of, vermin …   English World dictionary

  • vermination — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈnāshən noun ( s) Etymology: Latin vermination , verminatio disease caused by botflies or worms, from verminatus (past participle) + ion , io ion obsolete : the growth of vermin : the multiplication of vermin by breeding …   Useful english dictionary

  • vermination — 1. The production or breeding of worms or larvae. 2. Infestation with vermin. * * * ver·mi·na·tion (vur″mĭ naґshən) 1. infestation with vermin; called also verminosis. 2. helminthiasis …   Medical dictionary

  • vermination — (vèr mi na sion) s. f. Terme de médecine. Production des vers intestinaux portée au point de causer des accidents morbides. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Lat. verminationem, maladie des vers, de vermis, ver …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • vermination — n. infestation of vermin …   English contemporary dictionary

  • vermination — ver·mi·na·tion …   English syllables

  • vermination — /vɜməˈneɪʃən/ (say vermuh nayshuhn) noun 1. the breeding of vermin. 2. the fact of being infested with vermin, especially parasitic vermin. {vermin + ation} …   Australian English dictionary

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