Definition of comessation in US English:

comessation

(also commessation)

noun

  • Feasting, banqueting; indulgent or uproarious eating. Also: an instance of this; a feast, a banquet. Now historical and somewhat rare.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Northern Pauline Epistles. From (i) Middle French comessacion feasting.

Pronunciation

comessation

/kɒmɪˈseɪʃn/