1793, in the meaning defined above
borrowed from New Latin vernātiōn-, vernātiō, from Latin vernāre "to carry on as in spring, be springlike" (verbal derivative of vernus "of spring") + -tiōn-, -tiō, suffix of deverbal nouns — more at vernal
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“Vernation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/vernation. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.
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