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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Votive \Vo"tive\, a. [L. votivus, fr. votum a vow: cf. F. votif. See Vow.] Given by vow, or in fulfillment of a vow; consecrated by a vow; devoted; as, votive offerings; a votive tablet. "Votive incense." --Keble. [1913 Webster] We reached a votive stone, that bears the name Of Aloys Reding. --Wordsworth. [1913 Webster] Embellishments of flowers and votive garlands. --Motley. [1913 Webster] Votive medal, a medal struck in grateful commemoration of some auspicious event. Votive offering, an offering in fulfillment of a religious vow, as of one's person or property. [1913 Webster] -- Vo"tive*ly, adv. -- Vo"tive*ness, n. [1913 Webster]