propugnation

noun
plural -s

Definition of propugnation

obsolete
: means of defense : defense what propugnation is in one man's valor— Shakespeare

History and Etymology for propugnation

Latin propugnation-, propugnatio, from propugnatus (past participle of propugnare to fight for, defend, from pro before, for + pugnare to fight) + -ion, -io -ion

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“Propugnation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/propugnation. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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