incavation

noun
in·​ca·​va·​tion | \ ˌinkəˈvāshən \
plural -s

Definition of incavation

: a hollow thing or place

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History and Etymology for incavation

Latin incavatus (past participle of incavare to hollow out, from in- in- entry 2 + cavare to hollow out, from cavus hollow) + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Incavation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/incavation. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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