gurgitation

noun gur·gi·ta·tion \ ˌgərjəˈtāshən \

Definition of gurgitation

plural -s
: a boiling or surging of a liquid : usually violent ebullition

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Origin and Etymology of gurgitation

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


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