From arrogō (“arrogate to myself, assume”), from ad (“to, towards, at”) + rogō (“ask; request”).
arrogātiō f (genitive arrogātiōnis); third declension
- The full adoption, in the comitia curiata (also known as the Curiate Assembly), and in the presence of the pontifices, or later on of the emperor, of an adult in the place of a child who is a paterfamilias.
- arrogatio in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
- “arrogatio” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
- arrogatio in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
- arrogatio in William Smith et al., editor (1890) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities, London: William Wayte. G. E. Marindin