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ab·lu·tion

(ab-lū'shŭn),
An act of washing or bathing.
[L. ablutio, washing off, cleansing]

ablution

Cleansing, bathing; no longer used in a medical context.

ab·lu·tion

(ă-blū'shŭn)
Washing of one's body or part of it.
[L. ablutio, washing off, cleansing]

ab·lu·tion

(ă-blū'shŭn)
An act of washing or bathing.
[L. ablutio, washing off, cleansing]
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Agaat then complies with Milla's ablutionary instruction in order to get her treat.
It is the first restroom to be built in the riverside park in three decades, and as well as the usual ablutionary facilities it has a shower and drinking fountain, as the park is enthusiastically used by joggers and cyclists.
500) and the early medieval period and in enclosures near fire temple compounds during the late medieval and modern periods--although purification rules and ablutionary activities now are declining with Zoroastrian communities in Iran, India, and elsewhere.