regime dotal

noun

Definition of 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

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History and Etymology for regime dotal

French régime dotal, literally, dotal system of management

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