plural -s
: the act of digging over again
this continual motion, repastination, and turning of the mold with the spadeJohn Evelyn

Word History


Latin repastination-, repastinatio, from repastinatus (past participle of repastinare to dig again, from re- + pastinare to dig and trench in preparation for the planting of vines, from pastinum 2-pronged dibble) + -ion-, -io -ion

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“Repastination.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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