Noun Adrogation Definition and Examples


Noun:

Adrogation

Pronunciation:

/ˌadrəˈɡeɪʃn/

Definition:
1.

noun

Adoption of a person who is sui juris and hence not subject to the legal power of another.
    ((n.) A kind of adoption in ancient Rome. See Arrogation.)


    Origin:
    Early 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Granger (1578–?1627), Church of England clergyman and author. From classical Latin adrogātiōn-, adrogātiō.

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