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Noun: defloration  ,def-lu'rey-shun
  1. An act that despoils the innocence or beauty of something
     
  2. The act of depriving a woman of her virginity (especially by rupturing the hymen through sexual intercourse)

Derived forms: deflorations

Type of: carnal knowledge, coition, coitus, congress, copulation, damage, harm, hurt, intercourse, relation, scathe [archaic], sex act, sexual congress, sexual intercourse, sexual relation

Encyclopedia: Defloration