Definition of fumigation in English:

fumigation

noun

mass noun
  • The action or process of disinfecting or purifying an area with the fumes of certain chemicals.

    ‘the students are part of an effort to eliminate mosquitoes through fumigation’

Origin

Late Middle English (in the sense ‘the action of perfuming’): from Latin fumigatio(n-), from the verb fumigare, from fumus ‘smoke’.

Pronunciation

fumigation

/fjuːmɪˈɡeɪʃ(ə)n/