Rogatory meaning

rōgə-tôrē
Requesting evidence, especially from a foreign court.

A rogatory letter.

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Seeking information or evidence, especially from a foreign court.
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Origin of rogatory

  • French rogatoire from Medieval Latin rogātōrius from Latin rogātus past participle of rogāre to ask reg- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition