frication

noun fri·ca·tion \friˈkāshən\

Definition of frication

plural

-s

  1. 1 obsolete :  friction; specifically :  a rubbing of the body with the hands

  2. 2a :  a fricative sound b :  the frictional rustling of a fricative sound

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Origin and Etymology of frication

Middle English fricacioun, from Latin frication-, fricatio, from fricatus (past participle of fricare to rub) + -ion-, -io -ion — more at friction


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