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noun col·la·tion \kə-ˈlā-shən, kä-, kō-\

Definition of collation

  1. 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. 2 [Middle English, from Latin collation-, collatio] :  the act, process, or result of collating




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