donative

[ don-uh-tiv, doh-nuh- ]

noun
  1. a gift or donation.

Origin of donative

1
1400–50; late Middle English <Latin dōnātīvum, noun use of neuter of dōnātīvus gratuitous, equivalent to dōnāt(us) (see donation) + -īvus-ive

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British Dictionary definitions for donative

donative

/ (ˈdəʊnətɪv) /


noun
  1. a gift or donation

  2. a benefice capable of being conferred as a gift

adjective
  1. of or like a donation

  2. being or relating to a benefice

Origin of donative

1
C15: from Latin dōnātīvum donation made to soldiers by a Roman emperor, from dōnāre to present

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