velitation

noun vel·i·ta·tion \ ˌveləˈtāshən \

Definition of velitation

plural -s
:a dispute or slight contest :skirmish

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Origin and Etymology of velitation

Latin velitation-, velitatio, from velitatus (past participle of velitari to skirmish, from velit-, veles light-armed foot soldier) + -ion-, -io -ion


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