Definition of nuncupate
1 obsolete a : to inscribe to by way of compliment : dedicate nuncupating my litany to your ladyship — John Bastwick b : to utter solemnly : pronounce they do here … nuncupate this deliberate vow — Edmund Burke
2 : to declare (a will) publicly : proclaim how doth that will appear … in whose presence did he nuncupate it — Isaac Barrow
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