Definition of comestion in English:

comestion

noun

rare, archaic
  • The action of eating; an instance of this.

Origin

Late 16th century; earliest use found in Anthony Copley (b. 1567), writer and conspirator. From post-classical Latin comestion-, comestio action of eating, food, devouring action of fire from classical Latin comest-, variant of comēs-, past participial stem of comedere to eat up, consume + -iō.

Pronunciation

comestion

/kəˈmɛstʃ(ə)n/