almoiner

al|moi|ner Mot Agut Nom masculí

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  • almoner — noun Etymology: Middle English almoiner, from Anglo French aumoner, almener, from aumone alms, from Late Latin eleemosyna Date: 15th century 1. one who distributes alms 2. British a social service worker in a hospital …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • almoner — /al meuh neuhr, ah meuh /, n. 1. a person whose function or duty is the distribution of alms on behalf of an institution, a royal personage, a monastery, etc. 2. Brit. a. a hospital official who determines the amount due for a patient s treatment …   Universalium

  • almoner — [al′mən ər, ä′mənər] n. [ME almoiner < OFr almosnier < almosne, act of mercy < LL(Ec) * alemosyna < eleemosyna: see ALMS] a distributor of alms, as for a church, royal family, etc …   English World dictionary

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