from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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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