intercision

noun

Definition of intercision

plural

-s

  1. 1 obsolete :  a cutting off, through, or asunder :  interruption, intersection

  2. 2 obsolete :  a falling off :  failing

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Origin and Etymology of intercision

Latin intercision-, intercisio, from intercisus (past participle of intercidere to cut apart, from inter- + -cidere —from caedere to cut, strike, beat) + -ion-, -io -ion — more at concise


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