dos rationabilis

noun
dos ra·​ti·​o·​na·​bi·​lis | \ -ˌrätēōˈnäbələ̇s, -ˌrashəˈnab- \

Definition of dos rationabilis

English law
: a dos consisting of one third of the lands of which the husband is seised at the time of the espousals

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History and Etymology for dos rationabilis

Latin, reasonable dower

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“Dos rationabilis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dos%20rationabilis. Accessed 19 Aug. 2022.

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