Meaning of MANCIPATE in English


-səˌpāt transitive verb

( -ed/-ing/-s )

Etymology: Latin mancipatus, past participle of mancipare, from mancip-, manceps purchaser, from manus hand + -cip-, -ceps (from capere to take) — more at manual , heave

1. obsolete : to place in subjection or bondage : bind , restrict

2. Roman law : to transfer by mancipation

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