flagellation vs tanning what difference

what is difference between flagellation and tanning

English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌflædʒəˈleɪʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Etymology 1

From French flagellation, from Latin flagellatio, from flagellare, from flagellum, diminutive of flagrum (whip).

Noun

flagellation (countable and uncountable, plural flagellations)

  1. A beating consisting of lashes, notably as corporal punishment or mortification, such as a whipping or scourging.
Related terms
  • flagellant, flagellantism
  • flogging
  • self-flagellation

Etymology 2

From flagellum (elongated filiform appendage), itself a diminutive of Latin flagrum (whip), closely related to etymology 1.

Noun

flagellation (plural flagellations)

  1. (botany) The formation by plants of flagella, or their arrangement

Derived terms

  • deflagellation
  • reflagellation

References

  • Webster’s Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967

French

Noun

flagellation f (plural flagellations)

  1. flagellation


English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈtænɪŋ/

Verb

tanning

  1. present participle of tan

Noun

tanning (countable and uncountable, plural tannings)

  1. The process of making leather, which does not easily decompose, from the skins of animals, which do.
  2. The acquisition of a tan, either by exposure to the sun, or artificially.
  3. (informal) A spanking.

Translations

See also

  • tan someone’s hide

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