Definition of perlection in US English:

perlection

noun

rare
  • The action of reading through a text; a reading.

Origin

Late 15th century. From classical Latin perlectiōn-, perlectiō (also pellectiō) action of reading through a text from perlēct-, past participial stem of perlegere to read through + -iō.

Pronunciation

perlection

/pəˈlɛkʃn/