Meaning of fumigation in English:

fumigation

Pronunciation /fjuːmɪˈɡeɪʃ(ə)n/

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noun

mass noun
  • The action or process of disinfecting or purifying an area with the fumes of certain chemicals.

    • ‘the students are part of an effort to eliminate mosquitoes through fumigation’

Origin

Late Middle English (in the sense ‘the action of perfuming’): from Latin fumigatio(n-), from the verb fumigare, from fumus ‘smoke’.