nuncupation

nuncupation

(ˌnʌŋkjəˈpeɪʃən)
n
the action of stating or asseverating an oath or pledge in a serious, official, or openly acknowledged mannerthe action of ascribing or assigning a book or work
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T]he rogatio testium, is doubtless to distinguish between a valid nuncupation and a casual conversation by one in his illness as to his wishes on the subject of his property.