Definition for TRA-DUC'TION

TRA-DUC'TION, n. [L. traductio.]

  1. Derivation from one of the same kind; propagation. If by traduction came thy mind, / Our wonder is the less to find / A soul so charming from a stock so good. Dryden.
  2. Tradition; transmission from one to another; as, traditional communication and traduction of truth. [Little used.] Hale.
  3. Conveyance; transportation; act of transferring; as, the traduction of animals from Europe to America by shipping. Hale.
  4. Transition. Bacon.

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