plural -s
: lustration
also : coronation of a king

Word History


borrowed from Sanskrit abhiṣekaḥ, noun derivative of abhiṣecate "he sprinkles, consecrates," from abhi "to, toward" + secate "it pours out"

First Known Use

1834, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of abhiseka was in 1834

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“Abhiseka.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/abhiseka. Accessed 25 Feb. 2024.

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