volution

noun

vo·​lu·​tion
vəˈlüshən
plural -s
1
: a rolling or revolving motion
2
: a spiral turn : twist, convolution
3
: a whorl of a spiral shell : volute

Word History

Etymology

Latin volutus (past participle of volvere to roll) + English -ion

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“Volution.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/volution. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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