noun ovi·na·tion \ˌōvəˈnāshən\

Definition of ovination



  1. :  introduction of sheep-pox virus locally into the body as formerly practiced to induce immunity or reduce the severity of the disease — compare inoculation a(1)

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Origin and Etymology of ovination

New Latin ovinia + English -ation

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a trip made at another's expense

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