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dowry

dow·ry

dowry

 
pronunciation:
daU ri
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part of speech: noun
inflections: dowries
definition 1: the money or other property brought by a woman to her husband at marriage.
 
definition 2: a natural ability, gift, or endowment; talent.
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  money