almonry

[al-muh n-ree, ah-muh n-]

Origin of almonry

1175–1225; Middle English aumonerie < Old French (see almoner, -ry); replacing Middle English aumery
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almonry

noun plural -ries
  1. history the house of an almoner, usually the place where alms were given

Word Origin for almonry

C15: from Old French almosnerie; see almoner, alms
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