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mendicity

[ men-dis-i-tee ]
/ mɛnˈdɪs ɪ ti /
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noun

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Origin of mendicity

1350–1400; Middle English mendicite<Latin mendīcitās beggary, equivalent to mendīc(us) needy, beggarly + -itās-ity
mendacity, mendicity
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