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Dotation

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Dotation

1. The act of endowing, or bestowing a marriage portion on a woman.

2. Endowment; establishment of funds for support, as of a hospital or eleemosynary corporation.

Origin: LL. Dotatio, fr. L. Dotare to endow, fr. Dos, dotis, dower: cf. F. Dotation. See dot dowry.