Nun"cu*pate\, v. t. [L. nuncupatus, p. p. of nuncupare to nuncupate, prob. fr. nomen name + capere to take.]

1. To declare publicly or solemnly; to proclaim formally. [Obs.]

In whose presence did St. Peter nuncupate it ? --Barrow.

2. To dedicate by declaration; to inscribe; as, to nuncupate a book. [Obs.] --Evelyn.
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