- ablutions ► PLURAL NOUN formal or humorous ▪ the act of washing oneself.DERIVATIVES ablutionary adjective.ORIGIN Latin, from abluere 'wash away' .
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Ablutionary — Ab*lu tion*a*ry, a. Pertaining to ablution. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
ablutionary — adjective cleansing the body by washing; especially ritual washing of e.g. hands ablutionary rituals • Syn: ↑cleansing • Similar to: ↑purifying • Derivationally related forms: ↑ablution … Useful english dictionary
ablutionary — adjective see ablution … New Collegiate Dictionary
ablutionary — See ablution. * * * … Universalium
ablutionary — adjective Pertaining to ablution … Wiktionary
ablutionary — É™ bluËÊƒnÉ™rÉª adj. of or pertaining to washing the body … English contemporary dictionary
ablutionary — ab·lu·tion·ary … English syllables
ablution — ablutionary, adj. /euh blooh sheuhn/, n. 1. a cleansing with water or other liquid, esp. as a religious ritual. 2. the liquid thus used. 3. a washing of the hands, body, etc. [1350 1400; ME < L ablution (s. of ablutio), equiv. to ablut(us), ptp.… … Universalium
cleansing — I noun the act of making something clean (Freq. 1) he gave his shoes a good cleaning • Syn: ↑cleaning, ↑cleanup • Derivationally related forms: ↑clean up (for … Useful english dictionary
Art of Champa — This late 11th or 12th century sculpture illustrates both the preferred medium of the Cham artists (stone sculpture in high relief), and the most popular subject matter, the god Shiva and themes associated with the god. Shiva can be recognized by … Wikipedia