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

  • n. A payment in the form of money, property, or other valuable asset that is made by or on behalf of a prospective husband to the bride's family in certain cultures or societies. Also called bride price.

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  • n. Alternative term for bride price

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