Velation

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Velation a veiling: concealment, mystery
    • n Velation formation of a velum
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Usage

In literature:

A large membrane, which is the expanded velation of the arms, covers all.
"Scientific American, Vol. XXXIX.--No. 24. [New Series.], December 14, 1878" by Various
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