Definitions for "Ex-voto"
Keywords:  votos, gratitude, saint, votive, vow
An offering to a church in fulfillment of a vow.
Artefact designed in thanksgiving to a saint. The adjective is ex-votive.
a Mexican devotional painting, usually on tin, using words and imagery to describe a miraculous event credited to a holy figure. Ex-votos are displayed in churches and shrines to publically express gratitude for the miracle.