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noun (plurale tantum)
  1. Something given to the poor as charity, such as money, clothing or food.
She gave $10 weekly to the poor as .
Translations: 
  • German: Almosen
Etymology: From ílmesse < Ancient Greek (polytonic, á) (eleÄmosynÄ, "alms") < (polytonic, á) (eleíÅ, "I have mercy") < (polytonic, á) (eleos, "mercy")


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