lapidation

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Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin lapidātiō.

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  • IPA(key): /ˌlæpɪˈdeɪʃən/

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lapidation (countable and uncountable, plural lapidations)

  1. (law) The practice of or an act of stoning, sometimes to the point of death, as punishment
    • 2007 March 6, “International Women’s Day, another day of repression for women”, in 亚州新闻:
      The five women on trial were almost all activists for the full repeal (not just a moratorium) of lapidation, ie stoning, from Iran’s law books.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin lapidātiō. Morphologically, from lapider +‎ -ation.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /la.pi.da.sjɔ̃/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

lapidation f (plural lapidations)

  1. lapidation

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