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  • mancipatory — adjective Of or pertaining to mancipation …   Wiktionary

  • mancipatory — ˈman(t)səpəˌtōrē adjective : of, relating to, or involving mancipation …   Useful english dictionary

  • mancipatory will — noun Roman law : an early form of will wherein a conveyance was made by the ceremony of mancipation by the owner of the family property to the buyer thereof who was charged with transferring the inheritance to an unknown heir or legatee named in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • mancipation — ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˈpāshən noun ( s) Etymology: Latin mancipation , mancipatio, from mancipatus + ion , io ion 1. obsolete a. : the act of enslaving b …   Useful english dictionary

  • per aes et libram — ˌpeˌrīˌsetˈlēˌbräm Etymology: Latin : with bronze and balance used to designate the formal ceremony by which mancipatory contracts were made in ancient Rome …   Useful english dictionary

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