Meaning of nepotation in English:

nepotation

Pronunciation /ˌnɛpə(ʊ)ˈteɪʃn/

noun

rare
  • Prodigal, dissolute, or uproarious behaviour.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Blount (1618–1679), antiquary and lexicographer. From post-classical Latin nepotation-, nepotatio prodigality (636 in Isidore) from classical Latin nepōtāt-, past participial stem of nepōtāri to squander, be prodigal (from nepōt-, nepōs) + -iō.