Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A blowing or breathing on; inspiration.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A blowing or breathing on; inspiration.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A blowing or breathing on; inspiration.

Etymologies

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Latin afflatus, past participle of afflare to blow or breathe on; ad + flare to blow.

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  • free dictionary defines as:

    "n. 1. A blowing or breathing on; inspiration."

    December 2, 2008