DOWRY

Found in some cultures where money or assets are given to the groom or his family by the bride and her family. Compare bride price.

DOWRY: "Lyn's family gave Joe's family a dowry on marriage."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "DOWRY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/dowry/ (accessed April 18, 2021).
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