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almonry

[ al-muhn-ree, ah-muhn- ]
/ ˈæl mən ri, ˈɑ mən- /
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noun, plural al·mon·ries.

the place where an almoner resides or where alms are distributed.

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Origin of almonry

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

almonry
/ (ˈɑːmənrɪ) /

noun plural -ries

history the house of an almoner, usually the place where alms were given
C15: from Old French almosnerie; see almoner, alms
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