confrication

noun
con·​fri·​ca·​tion | \ ˌkänfrə̇ˈkāshən \
plural -s

Definition of confrication

archaic
: a rubbing together : friction

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History and Etymology for confrication

Middle English confricatioun, from Late Latin confrication-, confricatio, from Latin confricatus (past participle of confricare to rub vigorously, from com- + fricare to rub) + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Confrication.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/confrication. Accessed 10 Aug. 2022.

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