regime dotal


: the right and power of a husband under civil law to administer during his life his wife's dotal property under the rules of law safeguarding its return upon the dissolution of the marriage by death or other cause

Word History


French régime dotal, literally, dotal system of management

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“Regime dotal.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2023.

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