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Another word from Dracula.

trit·u·ra·tion /ˌtrɪtʃəˈreɪʃən/
1. the act of triturating.
2. the state of being triturated.
3. Pharmacology.
a. a mixture of a medicinal substance with sugar of milk, triturated to an impalpable powder.
b. any triturated substance.

[Origin: 1640-50; < LL trītūrātiōn– (s. of trītūrātiō), equiv. to trītūrāt(us) threshed (see triturate) + –ion -ion]

Source: Dictionary.com.

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