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ădoptātĭo , ōnis, f. id.; access. form of adoptio, by which it was supplanted after the class. per., adopting, receiving as a child, υἱοθεσία: “quid propagatio nominis, quid adoptationes filiorum,Cic. Tusc. 1, 14, 31: “adoptatio Theophani agitata est,id. Balb. 25, 57: “ipsum illum adoptatione in regnum pervenisse,Sall. J. 11, 6: quod per praetorem fit, adoptatio dicitur; “quod per populum, arrogatio,Gell. 5, 19; Tert. adv. Gent. 2, 1.
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