Definition of abacination in English:

abacination

(also abbacination)

Pronunciation /əˌbasɪˈneɪʃn/ /əˌbas(ə)nˈeɪʃn/

noun

  • The action of blinding a person by placing red-hot irons or reflective metal plates in front of the eyes; an instance of this.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From post-classical Latin abacinare abacinate + -ation.