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Meaning of MUTILATION

Pronunciation:  my`ootul'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an injury that deprives you of a limb or other important body part
 

MUTILATION is a 10 letter word that starts with M.

 

 See Also: accidental injury, dismemberment, injury, taking apart

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mu`ti*la"tion\, n. [L. mutilatio: cf. F.
mutilation.]
The act of mutilating, or the state of being mutilated;
deprivation of a limb or of an essential part.

 
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