exantlation

noun
ex·​ant·​la·​tion | \ ˌegˌzantˈlāshən, ˌekˌsa- \
plural -s

Definition of exantlation

archaic
: the act of drawing out

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History and Etymology for exantlation

Latin exantlatus, exanclatus (past participle of exantlare, exanclare to draw out, from Greek exantlein, from ex- + antlein to bail out, draw out, from antlos bilge) + English -ion

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“Exantlation.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exantlation. Accessed 16 December 2019.

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