decollation

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Etymology[edit]

From the Latin decollatus, from de + collum.

Noun[edit]

decollation (countable and uncountable, plural decollations)

  1. The act of beheading someone.
  2. A picture of a decapitation, especially of the head of St John the Baptist on a charger.
  3. The festival of the Baptist, celebrated on 29 August.

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