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From Latin dotalis, from dos, dotis(dowry). Compare French dotal. See dot(dowry).


dotal ‎(not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to dower, or a woman's marriage portion; constituting or comprised in dower.
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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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.