runcation

The act of weeding

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Runcation — Run*ca tion, n. [L. runcatio, fr. runcare to weed out.] A weeding. [Obs.] Evelyn. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • runcation — noun ( s) Etymology: Latin runcation , runcatio, from runcatus (past participle of runcare to weed) + ion , io ion more at rough obsolete : removal of weeds …   Useful english dictionary

  • Runcina — In Roman mythology, Runcina was a goddess of agriculture, associated with reaping and weeding (the latter was thus known as runcation).In biology, Runcina is the name of a genus of sea slugs …   Wikipedia

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