Circination Cir`ci*na"tion, n. [L. circinatio circle.] [1913 Webster] 1. An orbicular motion. [Obs.] --bailey. [1913 Webster]

2. A circle; a concentric layer. [Obs.] ``The circinations and spherical rounds of onions.'' --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

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