Etymology
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vermiculation (n.)

1610s, from Latin vermiculationem (nominative vermiculatio), noun of action from vermiculari, from vermiculus (see vermicular).

updated on March 12, 2014

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Definitions of vermiculation from WordNet

vermiculation (n.)
the process of wavelike muscle contractions of the alimentary tract that moves food along;
Synonyms: peristalsis
vermiculation (n.)
a decoration consisting of wormlike carvings;
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.