defloration

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

Definition of defloration

: rupture of the hymen (as by sexual intercourse)

Origin and Etymology of defloration

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


Medical Dictionary

defloration

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

medical Definition of defloration

: rupture of the hymen

deflorate

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

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