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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An offering made to an adversary in the interests of peace or reconciliation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A religious sacrifice in both Jewish,Christian, and Islamic traditions.
  • n. An offering made to an adversary in the hope of obtaining peace or reconciliation; an olive branch.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A gift or service offered as satisfaction to an offended person.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An offering that procures peace, reconciliation, or satisfaction; satisfaction offered to an offended person, especially to a superior.
  • n. Specifically, an offering prescribed under the Levitical law as an expression of thanksgiving.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. something offered to an adversary in the hope of obtaining peace

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