In the civil law. The adoption of one who was impubes; that is, if a male, under fourteen years of age; if a female, under twelve. Dig. 1, 7, 17, 1.

More On This Topic

Link to This Definition
Did you find this definition of ADROGATION helpful? You can share it by copying the code below and adding it to your blog or web page.
Written and fact checked by The Law Dictionary