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1. The act of deflowering.
2. Rupture of the hymen, typically in sexual intercourse.
[Middle English defloracioun, from Late Latin dēflōrātiō, dēflōrātiōn-, from dēflōrātus, past participle of dēflōrāre, to deflower; see deflower.]
the act of deflowering
[C15: from Late Latin dēflorātiō; see de-, flower]
def•lo•ra•tion(ˌdɛf ləˈreɪ ʃən, ˌdi flə-)
the act of deflowering.
[1350–1400; Middle English defloracioun < Old French defloracion < Late Latin dēflōrātiō]
the act of having sexual intercourse with a virgin; devirgination.See also: Sex
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|Noun||1.||defloration - an act that despoils the innocence or beauty of something|
|2.||defloration - the act of depriving a woman of her virginity (especially by rupturing the hymen through sexual intercourse)|