Definition of diffarreation
: the Roman ceremony of divorce performed by a pontiff who dissolves a marriage that had been celebrated by confarreation
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Origin and Etymology of diffarreation
Latin diffarreation-, diffarreatio, from dif- (from dis-) + -farreation-, -farreatio (as in confarreation-, confarreatio confarreation)
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