diffarreation

noun dif·far·re·a·tion \(ˌ)diˌfarēˈāshən\

Definition of diffarreation

plural

-s

  1. :  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) — more at confarreation


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