excantation

noun
ex·​can·​ta·​tion | \ ˌekˌskanˈtāshən \
plural -s

Definition of excantation

archaic
: an act of freeing by enchantment

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History and Etymology for excantation

Latin excantatus (past participle of excantare to bring out by charms, from ex- ex- entry 1 + cantare to sing) + English -ion

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“Excantation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/excantation. Accessed 16 Oct. 2021.

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