mendicity

noun men·dic·i·ty \ men-ˈdi-sə-tē \

Definition of mendicity

Origin and Etymology of mendicity

Middle English mendicite, from Middle French mendicité, from Latin mendicitat-, mendicitas, from mendicus


Learn More about mendicity


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up mendicity? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

WORD OF THE DAY

marked by intense feeling

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!