Meaning of discoverture in English:

discoverture

Pronunciation /dɪˈskʌvətjʊə/ /dɪˈskʌvətʃʊə/ /dɪˈskʌvətʃə/

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noun

Law
  • The state, condition, or fact of not having a husband; the time during which a woman is in this state.

Origin

Mid 17th century. From dis- + coverture, after discovert.