Definition of velitation in English:

velitation

noun

archaic
  • A slight skirmish or controversy.

Origin

Early 17th century: from Latin velitatio(n-), from velitari ‘to skirmish’, from veles, velit- ‘light-armed skirmisher’.

Pronunciation

velitation

/ˌvɛlɪˈteɪʃ(ə)n/