Palimony is money that one member of an unmarried couple has to pay to the other after they separate.(noun)
When a couple who was living together, but not married, separates and the man who was living with the woman continues to pay support to her, this support money is an example of palimony.
See palimony in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: pal + (al)imony
See palimony in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Blend of pal
Origin: and alimony.
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