act of washing (usually as part of a religious ritual)
After ablution of the hands and feet, the priest puts on the sacred robe.
ab (off)#luere (wash) (Latin)
ablution ~ a + blue + solution; just imagine some blue color solution used for washing clothes. ab+solution sounds like blue solution, means pure water, which is used to wash yourself. take the suffix. lution sounds like lotion. so, i am washing (cleaning) the wound my some antiseptic lotion.