noun nun·cu·pa·tion

Definition of nuncupation



  1. :  an oral will the dying seaman made a nuncupation in favor of his mother

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Origin and Etymology of nuncupation

Latin nuncupation-, nuncupatio, from nuncupatus (past participle of nuncupare to name, declare) + -ion-, -io -ion

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to criticize severely

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