morgengeba

Same as morgangiva.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • MORGANICUM (ad) — ad MORGANICUM coniugium dicitur, cum Princeps vel Nobilis, filium aut prolem habens, inferiorem duxerit; eâ conditione, ut ne ipsa suae dignitatis titulum usurpet, nec filii ex iis nuptiis suscitati cum prioribus hereditatem sortiantur; sed hôc… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • morganatic — [môr΄gə nat′ik] adj. [< ML (matrimonium ad) morganaticam, (marriage with) morning gift < morganaticum, altered < OHG morgengeba, morning gift, gift given to the wife on the day after marriage (in lieu of any share in the husband s… …   English World dictionary

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