n. a cultural tradition wherein an agreed amount of wealth is paid by the groom's family to the bride's family. This wealth may be in the form of money or property.

BRIDE PRICE: "Varying in practice from culture to culture, the bride price may or may not reflect the value placed on a bride's worth. "
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