ex-voto

noun
ex-vo·to | \(ˌ)eks-ˈvō-(ˌ)tō \
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)

: votive

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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