defloration

noun
de·​flo·​ra·​tion | \ˌdef-lə-ˈrā-shən, ˌdē-flȯ-\

Definition of defloration 

: rupture of the hymen (as by sexual intercourse)

First Known Use of defloration

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for defloration

Middle English defloracioun, from Middle French & Late Latin; Middle French defloracion, from Late Latin defloration-, defloratio, from deflorare — see deflower

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defloration

noun
de·​flo·​ra·​tion | \ˌdef-lə-ˈrā-shən, ˌdē-flə- \

Medical Definition of defloration 

: rupture of the hymen

Other Words from defloration

deflorate \ˈdef-​lə-​ˌrāt, ˈdē-​flə-​ \ transitive verb deflorated; deflorating

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