admissĭo, ōnis, f. [admitto].
- I. An admitting of the male to the female, Varr. R. R. 2, 1, 18.
- II. Admission to a prince, an audience (post-Aug.): quibus admissionis liberae jus dedissent, Plin. 33, 3, 12, § 41: admissionum tuarum felicitas, Plin. Pan. 47: primae et secundae admissiones, Sen. Ben. 6, 33; cf. Lipsius ad Tac. A. 6, 9. (Special officers of reception were appointed, whose charge was called officium admissionis, the office of chamberlain, Suet. Vesp. 14; and the superintendent of them was called maagister admissionum, chief marshal, lord chamberlain, Amm. 15, 5.)
- III. The entrance upon an inheritance, Cod. 6, 15, 5.