Nun"cu*pate (?), v. t. [L. nuncupatus, p. p. of nuncupare to nuncupate, prob. fr. nomen name + capere to take.]

1.

To declare publicly or solemnly; to proclaim formally.

[Obs.]

In whose presence did St. Peter nuncupate it ? Barrow.

2.

To dedicate by declaration; to inscribe; as, to nuncupate a book.

[Obs.]

Evelyn.

 

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