TRADUC'TION, n. [L. traductio.] Derivation from one of the same kind; propagation.

If by traduction came thy mind,

Our wonder is the less to find

A soul so charming from a stock so good.

1. Tradition; transmission from one to another; as traditional communication and traduction of truth. [Little used.]

2. Conveyance; transportation; act of transferring; as the traduction of animals from Europe to America by shipping.

3. Transition.