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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Nuncupative \Nun*cu"pa*tive\, adjective [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 {Nuncupative 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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