Share this entry

Share this page

volution

Line breaks: volu|tion
Pronunciation: /vəˈl(j)uːʃ(ə)n
 
/

Definition of volution in English:

noun

1 literary A rolling or revolving motion.
2A single turn of a spiral or coil.

Origin

late 15th century; from late Latin volutio(n-), from Latin volut- 'rolled', from the verb volvere.

Definition of volution in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources

Word of the day tenebrous
Pronunciation: ˈtenəbrəs
adjective
dark; shadowy or obscure