volitation

[ vol-i-tey-shuh n ]
/ ˌvɒl ɪˈteɪ ʃən /

noun

the act or power of flying.

Origin of volitation

1640–50; < Medieval Latin volitātiōn- (stem of volitātiō), equivalent to Latin volitāt(us) (past participle of volitāre to flutter; see volitant, -ate1) + -iōn- -ion
Related formsvol·i·ta·tion·al, adjective
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