noun ro·ga·tion \rō-ˈgā-shən\

Definition of rogation

  1. 1 :  litany, supplication

  2. 2 :  the religious observance of the Rogation Days —often used in plural

Origin and Etymology of rogation

Middle English rogacion, from Late Latin rogation-, rogatio, from Latin, questioning, from rogare to ask — more at right

First Known Use: 14th century

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