ruption

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin ruptio, from rumpere, ruptum (to break).

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Noun[edit]

ruption (plural ruptions)

  1. A breaking or bursting open; breach; rupture.
    • 1676, Richard Wiseman, Severall Chirurgical Treatises
      by ruption or apertion

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for “ruption” in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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