Defedation Def`e*da"tion, n. [L. defoedare, defoedatum, to defile; de- + foedare to foul, foedus foul.] The act of making foul; pollution. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • defedation — def·e·da·tion …   English syllables

  • defedation — ˌdefə̇ˈdāshən noun ( s) Etymology: Middle French, from Late Latin defoedatus (past participle of defoedare to pollute, from Latin de + foedare to make ugly or filthy, from foedus ugly, filthy) + Middle French ion more at bebung …   Useful english dictionary

  • Defoedation — Def [oe]*da tion, n. Defedation. [Obs.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • defoedation — variant of defedation …   Useful english dictionary

  • defœdation — see defedation …   Useful english dictionary

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