largition

noun

lar·​gi·​tion
lärˈjishən
plural -s
1
obsolete : bestowal of largess
2
largitional
(ˈ)⸗¦jishənᵊl
-shnəl
adjective

Word History

Etymology

Latin largition-, largitio, from largitus (past participle of largiri to lavish, bestow, from largus abundant, generous) + -ion-, -io -ion

First Known Use

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of largition was in the 15th century

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“Largition.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/largition. Accessed 9 Dec. 2022.

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