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Meaning of DEFLORATION

Pronunciation:  `deflu'reyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the act of depriving a woman of her virginity (especially by rupturing the hymen through sexual intercourse)
  2. [n]  an act that despoils the innocence or beauty of something
 

DEFLORATION is a 11 letter word that starts with D.

 

 See Also: carnal knowledge, coition, coitus, congress, copulation, damage, harm, hurt, intercourse, relation, scathe, sex act, sexual congress, sexual intercourse, sexual relation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Def`lo*ra"tion\, n. [LL. defloratio: cf. F.
d['e]floration.]
1. The act of deflouring; as, the defloration of a virgin.
   --Johnson.

2. That which is chosen as the flower or choicest part;
   careful culling or selection. [R.]

         The laws of Normandy are, in a great measure, the
         defloration of the English laws.      --Sir M. Hale.

 

 

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