Definition of discalceation in English:

discalceation

Pronunciation /dɪˌskalsɪˈeɪʃn/

noun

rare
  • The action of taking off the shoes, especially as a token of reverence or humility.

    In later use chiefly with reference to rituals associated with Freemasonry.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Joseph Mede (1586–1638), Hebraist and biblical scholar. From post-classical Latin discalceation-, discalceatio (also discalciation-, discalciatio) action of taking off the shoes from discalceat-, past participial stem of discalceare + classical Latin -iō.