nuncupate

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nuncupātus, past participle of nuncupō (pronounce, name as heir), contraction of nōmen (name) and capiō (take, seize)

Verb[edit]

nuncupate (third-person singular simple present nuncupates, present participle nuncupating, simple past and past participle nuncupated)

  1. (transitive) To dedicate.
  2. (transitive) To solemnly pronounce
  3. (transitive, law) To declare, usually of a will, by word of mouth only.

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Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

nuncupāte

  1. vocative masculine singular of nuncupātus