Posted by Bob on May 13, 2002
In Reply to: Word origin posted by samantha on May 13, 2002
: what is the origns of the word lavation?
From the dictionry
One entry found for lavation.
Main Entry: la·va·tion
Etymology: Latin lavation-, lavatio, from lavare
Date: 15th century
: the act or an instance of washing or cleansing
Those of us who remember the old Latin Mass remember the Lavabo, the ritual washing