volutation

noun vol·u·ta·tion \ ˌvälyəˈtāshən \

Definition of volutation

plural -s
: the action of rolling or wallowing

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Origin and Etymology of volutation

Latin volutation-, volutatio, from volutatus (past participle of volutare to roll about, wallow, frequentative of volvere to roll) + -ion-, -io -ion


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