from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In Roman antiquity, the ceremony of religious purification, especially as performed at the festival of the Lupercalia on the 15th of February.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun obsolete Purification; a sacrifice.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
purification, rejuvenation, renewal, especially ritual or ceremonial
- noun the object of such purification; a
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From Latin februatio, from februare ‘purify’.
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