evagation

noun

eva·​ga·​tion
ˌēvəˈgāshən,
ˌē(ˌ)vāˈ-,
ˌevəˈ-
plural -s
1
obsolete : a wandering of the mind
2
[Latin evagation-, evagatio] archaic : the act or an instance of wandering

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Evagation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/evagation. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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