obvelation

noun ob·ve·la·tion \ˌäbvəˈlāshən\

Definition of obvelation

plural

-s

  1. :  veiling, concealing — compare revelation

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Origin and Etymology of obvelation

Late Latin obvelare to cover over, hide (from ob- toward, over + velare to cover, from velum covering, veil) + English -ation — more at ob-


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