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nuncupative Syllabification: nun·cu·pa·tive
Pronunciation: /ˈnəNGkyəˌpādiv/

Definition of nuncupative in English:

adjective

Law
(Of a will or testament) declared orally as opposed to in writing, especially by a mortally wounded soldier or sailor.

Origin

Mid 16th century: from late Latin nuncupativus, from Latin nuncupat- 'named, declared', from the verb nuncupare.

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