Ex-votos
Ex-voto Ex`-vo"to, n.; pl. {Ex-votos} (-t["o]z). [L. ex out of, in accordance with + voto, abl. of votum a vow.] An offering to a church in fulfillment of a vow. [1913 Webster]

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  • ex-voto — [ɛks vəʊtəʊ] noun (plural ex votos) an offering given in order to fulfil a vow. Origin C18: from L. ex voto from a vow …   English new terms dictionary

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