ac·​er·​va·​tion | \ ˌasə(r)ˈvāshən \
plural -s

Definition of acervation

: a heaping up : accumulation

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First Known Use of acervation

1614, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for acervation

Latin acervation-, acervatio, from acervatus + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Acervation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 May. 2021.

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