exoculation

noun

Definition of exoculation

plural -s
obsolete
: the act of putting out the eyes (as in execution of a judicial sentence)

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Origin and Etymology of exoculation

Medieval Latin exoculation-, exoculatio, from Latin exoculatus (past participle of exoculare to put out the eyes, from ex- 1ex- + -oculare, from oculus eye) + -ion-, -io -ion


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