Definition for CON-FAR-RE-A'TION

CON-FAR-RE-A'TION, n. [L. confarreatio; con and farreo, to join in marriage with a cake, from far, corn or meal.]

The solemnization of marriage among the Romans, by a ceremony in which the bridegroom and bride tasted a cake made of flour with salt and water, called far or panis farreus, in presence of the high priest and at least ten witnesses. – Ayliffe. Adam.

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