lavement

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French lavement, from laver (to wash).

Noun[edit]

lavement (plural lavements)

  1. A washing or bathing.
  2. A clyster.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch lavament. Borrowed from Old French or Latin. Ultimately from Latin lavare.

Noun[edit]

lavement n (plural lavementen, diminutive lavementje n)

  1. washing, wash
  2. lavement, enema, clyster

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

laver +‎ -ment

Noun[edit]

lavement m (plural lavements)

  1. wash; washing
  2. enema

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Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

laver (to wash) +‎ -ment

Noun[edit]

lavement m (plural lavements)

  1. (Jersey) enema