defloration

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

Definition of defloration

  1. :  rupture of the hymen (as by sexual intercourse)

Origin and Etymology of defloration

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


First Known Use: 15th century


Medical Dictionary

defloration

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

Medical Definition of defloration

  1. :  rupture of the hymen

deflorate

\ˈdef-lə-ˌrāt, ˈdē-flə-\play play transitive verb

deflorated

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deflorating


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