Definition of spiration
1a obsolete : the action of breathing as a creative or life-giving function of the Deity b (1) : the act by or manner in which the Holy Spirit proceeds from the Father or from the Father and the Son (2) : the relation subsisting by virtue of this procession
2 obsolete : the action of breathing as a physical function of man and animals
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Origin and Etymology of spiration
Latin spiration-, spiratio action of breathing, from spiratus (past participle of spirare to breathe) + -ion-, -io -ion
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