Definition of adrogation in English:

adrogation

noun

Roman Law
  • Adoption of a person who is sui juris and hence not subject to the legal power of another.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Granger (1578–?1627), Church of England clergyman and author. From classical Latin adrogātiōn-, adrogātiō.

Pronunciation:

adrogation

/ˌadrəˈɡeɪʃn/