coaxation

noun
co·​ax·​a·​tion | \ ˌkōakˈsāshən \
plural -s

Definition of coaxation

: a croaking especially of frogs

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History and Etymology for coaxation

Latin coaxatus (past participle of coaxare to croak, probably from Greek koax noise made by a frog, of imitative origin) + English -ion

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“Coaxation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coaxation. Accessed 19 Oct. 2021.

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