dotal

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adjective do·tal \ˈdō-təl\

Definition of dotal

  1. :  of or relating to a woman's marriage dowry

Origin and Etymology of dotal

Latin dotalis, from dot-, dos


First Known Use: 1513


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dotal

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adjective do·tal \ˈdōt-əl\

Legal Definition of dotal

  1. :  of, relating to, or being separate property brought to a marriage by the wife

Origin and Etymology of dotal

Latin dotalis, from dot-, dos dowry


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