plural -s
: a bursting or struggling forth

Word History


Late Latin eluctation-, eluctatio, from Latin eluctatus (past participle of eluctari to struggle out, from e- + luctari, luctare to struggle, wrestle) + -ion-, -io -ion (ringlet of hair)

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“Eluctation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/eluctation. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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