Borrowed from German Drachenfutter (“dragon feed”).
drachenfutter (plural not attested)
- (very rare) A gift given to placate someone, especially a spouse, who is angry at the giver.
- 2010, E. A. St Amant, Edward Oliver Zucca, Instant Sober, page 39
- It was a sort of a friend to friend drachenfutter and he made this decision for three reasons.