mendicity

[men-dis-i-tee]

noun


Nearby words

  1. menderes,
  2. menderes, adnan,
  3. mendes,
  4. mendicancy,
  5. mendicant,
  6. mending,
  7. mendips,
  8. mendocino,
  9. mendota,
  10. mendoza

Origin of mendicity

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

Can be confusedmendacity mendicity

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