al·​mon·​ry | \ -nrē \
plural -es

Definition of almonry

: a usually ecclesiastical building set aside for the distribution of alms

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First Known Use of almonry

15th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for almonry

Middle French almosnerie, from Old French, from almosnier + -ie -y

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“Almonry.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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