Definition of remancipate in English:

remancipate

verb

Roman Law
  • with object To reconvey to the previous owner; to return the rights over (a person, especially a child, or an item of property) to the mancipant.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Blount (1618–1679), antiquary and lexicographer. From classical Latin remancipāt-, past participial stem of remancipāre to transfer back the ownership of from re- + mancipāre.

Pronunciation

remancipate

/ˌriːˈmansɪpeɪt/