GRE Word List

PARAPHERNALIA

the separate real or personal property of a married woman that she can dispose of by will and sometimes according to common law during her life

The meaning of the word paraphernalia is the separate real or personal property of a married woman that she can dispose of by will and sometimes according to common law during her life.

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