Definition of nuncupative in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈnʌŋkjʊˌpətɪv/


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


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

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