osculation

noun
os·​cu·​la·​tion | \ ˌä-skyə-ˈlā-shən How to pronounce osculation (audio) \

Definition of osculation

: the act of kissing also : kiss

Other Words from osculation

osculatory \ ˈä-​skyə-​lə-​ˌtȯr-​ē How to pronounce osculation (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of osculation

circa 1658, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of osculation was circa 1658

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“Osculation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/osculation. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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