depositure

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the participle stem of Latin deponere.

Noun[edit]

depositure (plural depositures)

  1. (rare) The act of depositing.
    • 1658: The Ægyptians [...] by precious Embalments, depositure in dry earths, or handsome inclosure in glasses, contrived the notablest wayes of integrall conservation. — Sir Thomas Browne, Urne-Burial (Penguin 2005, p. 5)