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 for Nuncupative testament
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Nuncupative \Nun*cu"pa*tive\, a. [L. nuncupativus nominal: cf.
     F. nuncupatif.]
     1. Publicly or solemnly declaratory. [Obs.]
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     2. Nominal; existing only in name. [Obs.]
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     3. Oral; not written.
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     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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