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ex voto

[eks woh-toh; English eks voh-toh] /ɛks ˈwoʊ toʊ; English ɛks ˈvoʊ toʊ/
adjective, adverb, Latin.
1.
from, or in pursuance of, a vow.
Origin of ex voto
1815-1825
1815-25

ex-voto

[eks-voh-toh] /ɛksˈvoʊ toʊ/
noun, plural ex-votos.
1.
a painting or other object left as an offering in fulfillment of a vow or in gratitude, as for recovery from an illness or injury.
Origin
1815-25; < Latin ex vōtō literally, out of a vow
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British Dictionary definitions for ex-voto

ex voto

/ɛks ˈvəʊtəʊ/
adverb, adjective
1.
in accordance with a vow
noun
2.
an offering made in fulfilment of a vow
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