Definition of pignoration
1 : the act of pledging or pawning
2 : a civil-law process answering in general to common-law distraint
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Origin and Etymology of pignoration
Late Latin pigneration-, pigneratio, pignoration-, pignoratio, from Latin pigneratus, pignoratus (past participle of pignerare, pignorare to pledge, from pigner-, pignor-, pignus pledge, stake) + -ion-, -io -ion
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