dowry

US [ˈdaʊri]
UK ['daʊri]
  • n.(新娘家给新郎的)嫁妆;(新郎给新娘家的)彩礼
  • Web陪嫁;陪送;嫁资
Plural Form:dowries  
dowry
n.
1.
(新娘家给新郎的)嫁妆,陪嫁money and/or property that, in some societies, a wife or her family must pay to her husband when they get married
2.
(新郎给新娘家的)彩礼,财礼money and/or property that, in some societies, a husband must pay to his wife's family when they get married