rogation

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin rogātiō, from rogō (request)

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rogation (plural rogations)

  1. A deeply serious and somber prayer or entreaty.
    • Hooker
      He perfecteth the rogations or litanies before in use.
  2. (historical, Roman antiquity) The demand, by the consuls or tribunes, of a law to be passed by the people; a proposed law or decree.

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