A fictitious sale of an estate to relieve it of sacrificial duties attached to it; a marriage ceremony depicting the sale of bride and groom to one another. See the derivative term coemption.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • coemptio — co·emp·tio …   English syllables

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