ruderation

noun
ru·der·a·tion | \ˌrüdəˈrāshən\
plural -s

Definition of ruderation 

archaic

: the process of paving with broken stone

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First Known Use of ruderation

circa 1730, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ruderation

Latin ruderation-, ruderatio, from ruderatus (past participle) + -ion-, -io -ion

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