Meaning of ablaqueation in English:


Pronunciation /aˌblakwɪˈeɪʃn/


historical, rare Horticulture
  • The loosening or removal of the soil round the roots of a tree or vine; the exposure of a plant's roots.


Late Middle English; earliest use found in Palladius' De Re Rustica. From classical Latin ablaqueātiōn-, ablaqueātiō act or process of loosening the soil at the roots of a tree from ablaqueāt-, past participial stem of ablaqueāre + -iō.