Definition of pignoration in English:

pignoration

noun

rare, literary
  • The action of pledging or pawning something.

Origin

Mid 16th century. From classical Latin pignerātiōn-, pignerātiō (in post-classical Latin also pignoration-, pignoratio) action of pledging from pignerāt-, past participial stem of pignerāre + -iō.

Pronunciation

pignoration

/ˌpɪɡnəˈreɪʃn/