diffarreation

noun

dif·​far·​re·​a·​tion
(ˌ)diˌfarēˈāshən
plural -s
: the Roman ceremony of divorce performed by a pontiff who dissolves a marriage that had been celebrated by confarreation

Word History

Etymology

Latin diffarreation-, diffarreatio, from dif- (from dis-) + -farreation-, -farreatio (as in confarreation-, confarreatio confarreation)

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“Diffarreation.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/diffarreation. Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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