collation

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col·la·tion

noun \kə-ˈlā-shən, kä-, kō-\

Definition of COLLATION

1
[Middle English, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin collation-, collatio, from Late Latin, conference, from Latin, bringing together, comparison, from conferre (past participle collatus) to bring together — more at confer, tolerate]
a :  a light meal allowed on fast days in place of lunch or supper
b :  a light meal
2
[Middle English, from Latin collation-, collatio] :  the act, process, or result of collating

First Known Use of COLLATION

14th century

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