vagation

noun

Definition of vagation

plural

-s

obsolete

  1. :  an act or instance of departing from an expected or regular course

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Origin and Etymology of vagation

Middle English vagacion, from Middle French vagation, from Latin vagation-, vagatio action of wandering, from vagatus (past participle of vagari) + -ion-, -io -ion


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