na·​ta·​tion nā-ˈtā-shən How to pronounce natation (audio)
: the action or art of swimming

Word History

First Known Use

1542, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of natation was in 1542

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Cite this Entry

“Natation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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