ex-voto

noun
ex-vo·​to | \ (ˌ)eks-ˈvō-(ˌ)tō How to pronounce ex-voto (audio) \
plural ex-votos

Definition of ex-voto

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a votive offering

ex-voto

adjective

Definition of ex-voto (Entry 2 of 2)

First Known Use of ex-voto

Noun

1787, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1823, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for ex-voto

Noun

Latin ex voto according to a vow

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The first known use of ex-voto was in 1787

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“Ex-voto.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ex-voto. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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