lar·​gi·​tion | \ lärˈjishən \
plural -s

Definition of largition

1 obsolete : bestowal of largess

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largitional \ (ˈ)⸗¦jishənᵊl , -​shnəl \ adjective

First Known Use of largition

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for largition

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

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“Largition.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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