stri·​dha·​na | \ ˈstrēˌdənə \
variants: or less commonly stridhan \ -​dən \
plural -s

Definition of stridhana

Hindu law
: any property belonging to a woman especially : property absolutely at her disposal and going to her heirs upon her death intestate

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History and Etymology for stridhana

Sanskrit strīdhana, from strī woman + dhana property

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“Stridhana.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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