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Latin Deo to God (Deus God) + datum thing given.


deodate (plural deodates)

  1. (obsolete) A gift or offering to God.
    Wherein that blessed widow's deodate was laid up. — Hooker.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.