nuncupation

noun
nun·cu·pa·tion
plural -s

Definition of nuncupation 

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

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History and Etymology for nuncupation

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

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