Nun*cu"pa*tive (?), a. [L. nuncupativus nominal: cf. F. nuncupatif.]

1.

Publicly or solemnly declaratory.

[Obs.]

2.

Nominal; existing only in name.

[Obs.]

3.

Oral; not written.

Nuncupative will or testament, a will or testament made by word of mouth only, before witnesses, as by a soldier or seaman, and depending on oral testimony for proof.

Blackstone.

 

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