Adrogation

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Adrogation (Rom. Law) A kind of adoption in ancient Rome. See Arrogation.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n adrogation A kind of adoption in ancient Rome, by which a person legally capable of choosing for himself was admitted into the relation of son to another by a vote of the people in the Comitia Curiata, or in later times by a rescript of the emperor: so called from the questions put to the parties. Also written arrogation.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. adrogatio, arrogatio, fr. adrogare,. See Arrogate