evagation

n.

"action of wandering," 1650s, from French évagation, from Latin evagationem (nominative evagatio), from past participle stem of evagari, from ex- (see ex-) + vagari, from vagus "roving, wandering" (see vague).


Nearby words

  1. evacuation,
  2. evacuator,
  3. evacuee,
  4. evade,
  5. evadne,
  6. evaginable,
  7. evaginate,
  8. evagination,
  9. evaluable,
  10. evaluate

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