scarification

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French scarificacion, from Late Latin scarificatio.

Noun[edit]

scarification (countable and uncountable, plural scarifications)

  1. The act of scarifying: raking the ground harshly to remove weeds, etc.
  2. A medieval form of penance in which the skin was damaged with a knife or hot iron.

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French[edit]

Noun[edit]

scarification f (plural scarifications)

  1. scarification