The definition of a tribute refers to a statement or actions honoring someone or something.(noun)
An example of a tribute is a dinner hosted to honor a person and give him an award.
See tribute in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME tribut < MFr < L tributum, neut. of tributus, pp. of tribuere, to assign, allot, pay < tribus, Roman tribal division: see tribe
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Origin: Middle English tribut
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Latin tribūtum
Origin: , from neuter past participle of tribuere, to pay, distribute
Origin: , from tribus, tribe; see tribe.
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