Meaning of confarreation

con•far•re•a•tion

Pronunciation: (kon-far"ē-ā'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. (among the ancient Romans) a form of marriage ceremony, limited to patricians and obligatory for holders of certain ritual offices, marked by the offering of a cake.
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