velation

noun

ve·​la·​tion
və̇ˈlāshən
plural -s
1
: the act or process of veiling or the state of being veiled
2
: the formation of a velum

Word History

Etymology

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

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“Velation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/velation. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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