gurgitation

noun

gur·​gi·​ta·​tion
ˌgərjəˈtāshən
plural -s
: a boiling or surging of a liquid : usually violent ebullition

Word History

Etymology

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 22 Jul. 2024.

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