What does ADNOTATIO mean?

ADNOTATIO meaning in Law Dictionary

when you look at the civil-law. The registration of a name or signature to a guitar. Cod. 4, 19, 5, 7. A rescript of this prince or emperor, signed together with very own hand, or sign-manual. Cod. 1, 19, 1. "within the imperial legislation, informal homicide had been excused because of the indulgence for the emperor, finalized together with own sign-manual, annotatione principis." 4 Bl. Comm. 187.