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  • n. The act of crowning with laurel; the act of conferring an academic degree, or honorary title.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of crowning with laurel; the act of conferring an academic degree, or honorary title.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act of crowning with laurel; the act of conferring a degree in a university, together with a wreath of laurel—an honor formerly conferred for excellence in grammar, including poetry and rhetoric.

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Compare French lauréation (Wiktionary)

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