cibation

noun

Definition of cibation

plural

-s

obsolete

  1. :  the process of feeding the alchemical crucible with fresh material during the course of an operation

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Origin and Etymology of cibation

Middle English cibacioun, from Late Latin cibation-, cibatio feeding, meal, from Latin cibatus (past participle of cibare to feed, from cibus food) + -ion-, -io -ion


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