decursion

noun
plural -s

Definition of decursion

1 obsolete : decurrence
2 [Latin decursion-, decursio] obsolete : a military maneuver of classical antiquity specifically : a procession of armed troops around a funeral pile

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History and Etymology for decursion

Late Latin decursion-, decursio, from Latin, military maneuver, from decursus (past participle of decurrere) + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Decursion.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/decursion. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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