ex vo•toPronunciation: (eks wō'tō; Eng. eks vō'tō), [key] Latin.
from, or in pursuance of, a vow.
ex-vo•toPronunciation: (eks-vō'tō), [key]
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.
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