obcaecation

noun

plural -s
obsolete

Word History

Etymology

obsolete French obcecation, from Middle French, from Late Latin obcaecation-, obcaecatio, occaecation-, occaecatio act of hiding, from Latin obcaecatus, occaecatus (past participle of obcaecare, occaecare to blind, from ob-, oc- toward, against, over + caecare to blind, from caecus blind) + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Obcaecation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/obcaecation. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.

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