noun ve·la·tion \və̇ˈlāshən\

Definition of velation



  1. 1 :  the act or process of veiling or the state of being veiled

  2. 2 :  the formation of a velum

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Origin and Etymology of velation

Latin velation-, velatio action of veiling, from velatus (past participle of velare to veil) + -ion-, -io -ion

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to cast off or become cast off

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