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Nuncupative

nuncupative adj

[Medieval Latin nuncupativus , from Late Latin, so-called, from Latin nuncupatus , past participle of nuncupare to name, probably ultimately from nomen name + capere to take]
: stated by spoken word



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.