Mid 17th century (in the sense 'elevation, exaltation'): from Latin evectio(n-), from evehere 'carry out or up', from e- (variant of ex-) 'out' + vehere 'carry'.
Definition of evection in:
- British & World English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.