affusion

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Latin affusio.

Noun[edit]

affusion ‎(plural affusions)

  1. The pouring of liquid, especially as a hydrotherapy
  2. A method of Christian baptism in which water is poured on the head of the person being baptized

Usage notes[edit]

Sometimes confused with effusion, "an outpouring of liquid".

Translations[edit]


French[edit]

Noun[edit]

affusion f ‎(plural affusions)

  1. affusion