from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A form of marriage in Ancient Rome that was solemnized with cakes made from far (spelt)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A form of marriage among the Romans, in which an offering of bread was made, in presence of the high priest and at least ten witnesses.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Roman antiquity, the highest form of marriage: so called from the panis farreus, a cake of salted flour eaten in the ceremonial.


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