Meaning of elinguation in English:

elinguation

Pronunciation /ˌɛlɪŋˈɡweɪʃn/

noun

rare
  • The cutting out of the tongue; an instance of this.

Origin

Mid 18th century; earliest use found in Nathan Bailey (d. 1742), lexicographer and schoolmaster. From post-classical Latin elinguation-, elinguatio (attested in an undated glossarial source) from classical Latin ēlinguāt-, past participial stem of ēlinguāre + -iō.