gurgitation

noun
gur·​gi·​ta·​tion | \ ˌgərjəˈtāshən \
plural -s

Definition of gurgitation

: a boiling or surging of a liquid : usually violent ebullition

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History and Etymology for gurgitation

Late Latin gurgitatus (past participle of gurgitare to engulf, from Latin gurgit-, gurges whirlpool) + English -ion

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“Gurgitation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gurgitation. Accessed 28 Jul. 2021.

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