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- enPR: dauʹ-ər, IPA(key): /ˈdaʊ.əɹ/
- (UK) IPA(key): [ˈdaʊ.ə(ɹ)]
- (US) IPA(key): [ˈdaʊ.ɚ]
- Rhymes: -aʊ.ə(ɹ)
- Homophone: dour (for some speakers)
dower (plural dowers)
- (law) The part of a deceased's property provided to his widow.
- (law) Property given by a man to his wife at marriage.
part of deceased's property
property given to wife at marriage
dowry — see dowry