Definition of pulveration in English:

pulveration

noun

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  • Reduction to powder or dust; pulverization.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Henry Cockeram (fl. 1623–1658), lexicographer. From classical Latin pulverātiōn-, pulverātiō reduction to powder or dust, pulverization from pulverāt-, past participial stem of pulverāre + -iō.

Pronunciation

pulveration

/ˌpʌlvəˈreɪʃn/