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- adj. Describing the part of a wife's property that does not form part of her dowry and is administered by her husband
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Forming no part of the dowry.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In civil law, not forming part of the dowry; paraphernal: said of a married woman's property.
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