decrustation

noun de·crus·ta·tion \ ¦dēkrə¦stāshən \

Definition of decrustation

plural -s
:the removal of a crust

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Origin and Etymology of decrustation

Late Latin decrustatus (past participle of decrustare to remove the crust of, from Latin de from, away + crustare to cover with a shell, cover with a crust, from crusta crust) + English -ion


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