affusion

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Latin affusio.

NounEdit

affusion (plural affusions)

  1. The pouring of liquid.
  2. A method of Christian baptism where water is poured on the head of the person being baptized.

Usage notesEdit

Sometimes confused with effusion, "an outpouring of liquid".

TranslationsEdit

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