evagation

noun eva·ga·tion \ˌēvəˈgāshən, ˌē(ˌ)vāˈ-, ˌevəˈ-\

Definition of evagation

plural

-s

  1. 1 obsolete :  a wandering of the mind

  2. 2 [Latin evagation-, evagatio] archaic :  the act or an instance of wandering

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Origin and Etymology of evagation

Middle English evagacioun, from Middle French or Medieval Latin; Middle French evagation, from Medieval Latin evagation-, evagatio, from Latin, wandering, from evagatus (past participle of evagari to wander, from e- + vagari to stroll, wander) + -ion-, -io ion — more at vagary


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