extraction etymology

English word extraction comes from Malayalam extractio

Detailed word origin of extraction

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
extractio Malayalam (mal)
estraction Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
extraction English (eng) (dentistry) A removal of a tooth from its socket.. (military) An act of removing someone from a hostile area to a secure location.. A person's origin or ancestry.. An act of extracting or the condition of being extracted.. Something extracted, an extract, as from a plant or an organ of an animal etc.