Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Excessive flow of saliva.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In medicine, salivation; a morbid and copious excretion of saliva.

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

  • noun Salivation, or an excessive flow of saliva.

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  • noun sialorrhea

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun excessive flow of saliva

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Greek ptualismos, salivation, from ptualizein, to salivate, from ptualon, saliva, from ptūein, to spit.]

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From Ancient Greek πτυαλισμός ("salivation").

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