Con*far`re*a"tion (?), n. [L. confarreatio, fr. confarreare to marry; con- + farreum (sc. libum cake) a spelt cake, fr. farreus made of spelt, fr. far a sort of grain.] Antiq.

A form of marriage among the Romans, in which an offering of bread was made, in presence of the high priest and at least ten witnesses.

 

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